Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 812.50
Fracture of unspecified part of lower end of humerus open
  • Short description: Fx lower humer NOS-open.
  • ICD-9-CM 812.50 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 812.50 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM 812.50.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 812.50: 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 812.50 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S42.409B Unspecified fracture of lower end of unspecified humerus, initial encounter for open fracture
Approximate Synonyms
  • Open fracture of distal left humerus
  • Open fracture of distal right humerus
  • Open fracture of left elbow
  • Open fracture of right elbow
  • Open left distal humerus Fx
  • Open left elbow fracture
  • Open left elbow Fx
  • Open left humerus (upper arm bone) fracture
  • Open right distal humerus Fx
  • Open right elbow fracture
  • Open right elbow Fx
  • Open right humerus (upper arm bone) fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 812.50:
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 812.50 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2010 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.