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ICD-10-CM Code S82.89
Other fractures of lower leg

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 S82.89 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of S82.89 that describes the diagnosis 'other fractures of lower leg' in more detail.

The ICD code S828 is used to code Bimalleolar fracture

A bimalleolar fracture is a fracture of the ankle that involves the lateral malleolus and the medial malleolus. Studies have shown that bimalleolar fractures are more common in women, people over 60 years of age, and patients with existing comorbidities.

MeSH Codes: 68013978, 68013978, 68013978
ICD 9 Codes: , ,
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for S82.89 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Fracture of ankle NOS

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S82.89 - Other fractures of lower leg'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S82.89. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: S82.8 - Other fractures of lower leg

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