Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 840.0
Acromioclavicular (joint) (ligament) sprain
  • Short description: Sprain acromioclavicular.
  • ICD-9-CM 840.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 840.0 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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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 840.0: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 840.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S43.50XA Sprain of unspecified acromioclavicular joint, initial encounter
Disease Synonyms
  • Left acromioclavicular ligament sprain
  • Right acromioclavicular ligament sprain
  • Sprain of acromioclavicular ligament
  • Sprain of shoulder, acromioclavicular ligament
  • Sprain shoulder, acromioclavicular ligament
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 840.0:
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • acromioclavicular 840.0
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