ICD-10-CM Code X50

Overexertion and strenuous or repetitive movements

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

X50 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of overexertion and strenuous or repetitive movements. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:X50
Short Description:Overexertion and strenuous or repetitive movements
Long Description:Overexertion and strenuous or repetitive movements

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • X50.0 - Overexertion from strenuous movement or load
  • X50.0XXA - Overexertion from strenuous movement or load, initial encounter
  • X50.0XXD - Overexertion from strenuous movement or load, subsequent encounter
  • X50.0XXS - Overexertion from strenuous movement or load, sequela
  • X50.1 - Overexertion from prolonged static or awkward postures
  • X50.1XXA - Overexertion from prolonged static or awkward postures, initial encounter
  • X50.1XXD - Overexertion from prolonged static or awkward postures, subsequent encounter
  • X50.1XXS - Overexertion from prolonged static or awkward postures, sequela
  • X50.3 - Overexertion from repetitive movements
  • X50.3XXA - Overexertion from repetitive movements, initial encounter
  • X50.3XXD - Overexertion from repetitive movements, subsequent encounter
  • X50.3XXS - Overexertion from repetitive movements, sequela
  • X50.9 - Other and unspecified overexertion or strenuous movements or postures
  • X50.9XXA - Other and unspecified overexertion or strenuous movements or postures, initial encounter
  • X50.9XXD - Other and unspecified overexertion or strenuous movements or postures, subsequent encounter
  • X50.9XXS - Other and unspecified overexertion or strenuous movements or postures, sequela

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code X50:

7th Character Note

7th Character Note
Certain ICD-10-CM categories have applicable 7th characters. The applicable 7th character is required for all codes within the category, or as the notes in the Tabular List instruct. The 7th character must always be the 7th character in the data field. If a code that requires a 7th character is not 6 characters, a placeholder X must be used to fill in the empty characters.
  • The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category X50

7th Character

7th Character
Indicates that a seventh character is to be assigned to codes in a subcategory.
  • A - initial encounter
  • D - subsequent encounter
  • S - sequela

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Overexertion and strenuous or repetitive movements (X50)
      • Overexertion and strenuous or repetitive movements (X50)

Code History

  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020