ICD-10-CM Code S03.0
Dislocation of jaw
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
7th Character RequiredCode requires 7th Character Extension identifier. This 7th Character usually captures Episode of Care information, such as "Initial Encounter," "Subsquent Encounter," or "Sequela."
ICD Code S03.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'dislocation of jaw' in more detail. The 7th characters that can be added, and the resulting billable codes, are as follows:
|7th Digit||Billable Code||7th Digit Specifies|
What is 7th Character Extension?For codes less than 6 characters that require a 7th character a placeholder 'X' should be assigned for all characters less than 6. The 7th character must always be the 7th position of a code. E.g. The ICD-10-CM code T67.4 (Heat exhaustion due to salt depletion) requires an Episode of Care identifier. T67.4XXA Initial Encounter or T67.4XXD Subsequent Encounter. More Info
The ICD code S030 is used to code Dislocation of jaw
Dislocations occur when two bones that originally met at the joint detach. Dislocations should not be confused with Subluxation. Subluxation is when the joint is still partially attached to the bone.
|ICD 9 Code:||830|
Sagittal section of the articulation of the mandible.
Coding Notes for S03.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Dislocation of jaw (cartilage) (meniscus)
- Dislocation of mandible
- Dislocation of temporomandibular (joint)
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Temporomandibular joint disc displacement (disorder)
- Open dislocation of jaw (disorder)
- Fracture dislocation of temporomandibular joint (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for an external cause code
- Episode of care information needed
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S03.0 - Dislocation of jaw'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S03.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.