ICD-10-CM Code S72.06
Articular fracture of head of femur
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.
ICD Code S72.06 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of S72.06 that describes the diagnosis 'articular fracture of head of femur' in more detail.
- S72.06 Articular fracture of head of femur NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code S720 is used to code Hip fracture
A hip fracture is a serious femoral fracture that occurs in the proximal end of the femur (the long bone running through the thigh), near the hip.
AP hip radiograph demonstrating an intertrochanteric fracture
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S72.06 - Articular fracture of head of femur'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S72.06. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.