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ICD-10-CM Code S72.332
Displaced oblique fracture of shaft of left femur

NON-BILLABLE
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.
7th Character Required
7th Character Required
Code requires 7th Character Extension identifier. This 7th Character usually captures Episode of Care information, such as "Initial Encounter," "Subsquent Encounter," or "Sequela."
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code S72.332 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'displaced oblique fracture of shaft of left femur' 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
A S72.332A initial encounter
B S72.332B initial encounter for open fracture type I or II
C S72.332C initial encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC
D S72.332D subsequent encounter
E S72.332E subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with routine healing
F S72.332F subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with routine healing
G S72.332G subsequent encounter for closed fracture with delayed healing
H S72.332H subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with delayed healing
J S72.332J subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with delayed healing
K S72.332K subsequent encounter for closed fracture with nonunion
M S72.332M subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with nonunion
N S72.332N subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with nonunion
P S72.332P subsequent encounter for closed fracture with malunion
Q S72.332Q subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with malunion
R S72.332R subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with malunion
S S72.332S sequela

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 S72 is used to code Femoral fracture

A femoral fracture is a bone fracture that involves the femur.

MeSH Code: 68005264
Source: Wikipedia

Parent Code: S72.33 - Oblique fracture of shaft of femur

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