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ICD-10-CM Code S42.29
Other fracture of upper end of humerus

Non-Billable Code
Non-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.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code S42.29 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of S42.29 that describes the diagnosis 'other fracture of upper end of humerus' in more detail.

The ICD code S422 is used to code Humerus fracture

A humerus fracture is a bone fracture of the arm. Fractures of the humerus may be classified by the location and divided into fractures of the upper end, the shaft, or the lower end.

MeSH Code: 68006810

Comminuted midshaft humerus fracture with callus formation

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Coding Notes for S42.29 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Fracture of anatomical neck of humerus
Fracture of articular head of humerus

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S42.29 - Other fracture of upper end of humerus'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S42.29. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: S42.2 - Fracture of upper end of humerus

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