Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 726.71
Achilles bursitis or tendinitis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 726.71 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 726.71 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 726.71 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M76.60 Achilles tendinitis, unspecified leg
Approximate Synonyms
  • Achilles bursitis
  • Achilles tendinitis
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Bilateral Achilles bursitis
  • Bilateral achilles tendinitis
  • Bilateral achilles tendonitis
  • Bursitis of bilat achilles bursa
  • Bursitis of bilateral achilles bursa
  • Bursitis of left Achilles bursa
  • Bursitis of right Achilles bursa
  • L achilles tendinitis
  • Left Achilles bursitis
  • Left Achilles tendinitis
  • Left achilles tendonitis
  • R Achilles tendinitis
  • Right Achilles bursitis
  • Right Achilles tendinitis
  • Right achilles tendonitis
  • Tendinitis of bilat Achilles tendon
  • Tendinitis of left Achilles tendon
  • Tendinitis of right Achilles tendon
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 726.71:
  • Achillobursitis 726.71
  • Achillodynia 726.71
  • Albert's disease 726.71
  • Bursitis NEC 727.3
    • Achilles tendon 726.71
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Albert's 726.71
  • Tendinitis, tendonitis (see also Tenosynovitis) 726.90
    • Achilles 726.71
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