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ICD-10-CM Code S93.40
Sprain of unspecified ligament of ankle

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 S93.40 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of S93.40 that describes the diagnosis 'sprain of unspecified ligament of ankle' in more detail.

The ICD code S934 is used to code Sprained ankle

A sprained ankle, also known as an ankle sprain, twisted ankle, rolled ankle, floppy ankle, ankle injury or ankle ligament injury, is a common medical condition where one or more of the ligaments of the ankle is torn or partially torn.

Specialty: Orthopedics, Sports Medicine
ICD 9 Code: 845.00

Lateral view of the human ankle

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for S93.40 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Sprain of ankle NOS
Sprained ankle NOS

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S93.40 - Sprain of unspecified ligament of ankle'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S93.40. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: S93.4 - Sprain of ankle

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