Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 820.8
Fracture of unspecified part of neck of femur closed
  • Short description: Fx neck of femur NOS-cl.
  • ICD-9-CM 820.8 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 820.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 820.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 820.8: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Closed fracture femur, neck
  • Closed fracture of hip
  • Closed fracture of neck of femur
  • Closed fracture of neck of left femur
  • Closed fracture of neck of right femur
  • Closed fracture of proximal physis of left femur
  • Closed fracture of proximal physis of right femur
  • Closed FX femur, neck
  • Closed FX hip
  • Fracture of hip
  • Fracture of neck of femur
  • FX of hip
  • Hip fracture
  • Left femoral neck (upper leg bone) fracture
  • Left femoral neck Fx
  • Left femur physeal (upper leg bone) fracture
  • Left femur proximal physeal Fx
  • Right femoral neck Fx
  • Right femoral neck(upper leg bone) fracture
  • Right femur physeal (upper leg bone) fracture
  • Right femur proximal physeal Fx
Applies To
  • Hip NOS
  • Neck of femur NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 820.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S72.009A Fracture of unspecified part of neck of unspecified femur, initial encounter for closed fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 820.8:
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