Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 887.7
Traumatic amputation of arm and hand (complete) (partial) bilateral (any level) complicated
  • Short description: Amputat arm, bilat-compl.
  • ICD-9-CM 887.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 887.7 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).
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887.7 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S48.911A Complete traumatic amputation of right shoulder and upper arm, level unspecified, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S48.912A Complete traumatic amputation of left shoulder and upper arm, level unspecified, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 887.7:
  • Amputation
    • hand (except finger(s) only) 887.0
      • and other arm 887.6
        • complicated 887.7
      • both (bilateral) 887.6
        • complicated 887.7
      • complicated 887.1
      • finger(s) (one or both hands) 886.0
      • thumb(s) (with fingers of either hand) 885.0
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