Valid for Submission
M80.0AXS is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of age-related osteoporosis with current pathological fracture, other site, sequela. The code M80.0AXS is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The code M80.0AXS is applicable to adult patients aged 15 through 124 years inclusive. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a patient outside the stated age range.
M80.0AXS is a sequela code, includes a 7th character and should be used for complications that arise as a direct result of a condition like age-related osteoporosis with current pathological fracture other site. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines a "sequela" code should be used for chronic or residual conditions that are complications of an initial acute disease, illness or injury. The most common sequela is pain. Usually, two diagnosis codes are needed when reporting sequela. The first code describes the nature of the sequela while the second code describes the sequela or late effect.
New 2021 ICD-10 Code
M80.0AXS is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2021, effective October 1, 2020. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2020. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).
The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
M800AXS replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):