ICD-10-CM Code X50.9

Other and unspecified overexertion or strenuous movements or postures

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

X50.9 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other and unspecified overexertion or strenuous movements or postures. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:X50.9
Short Description:Other and unspecified ovrexrtn or strnous move/pstr
Long Description:Other and unspecified overexertion or strenuous movements or postures

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

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 X50.9:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Contact pressure
  • Contact stress

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code X50.9 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Contact(accidental)
      • pressure
    • Contact(accidental)
      • stress
    • Exhaustion
      • due to excessive exertion
    • Overexertion
    • Overexertion
      • from
        • specified strenuous movements or postures NEC
    • Pulling, excessive
    • Pushed, pushing(accidental) (injury in)
      • overexertion
    • Straining, excessive
    • Strenuous movements

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