Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 813.21
Closed fracture of shaft of radius (alone)
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Fx radius shaft-closed.
  • ICD-9-CM 813.21 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 813.21 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 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 813.21.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 813.21: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 813.21 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S52.309A Unspecified fracture of shaft of unspecified radius, initial encounter for closed fracture
Approximate Synonyms
  • Closed fracture of shaft of left radius
  • Closed fracture of shaft of radius
  • Closed fracture of shaft of right radius
  • Closed fracture radius, shaft
  • Closed FX radius, shaft
  • Left radius shaft (forearm bone) fracture
  • Left radius shaft Fx
  • Right radius shaft (forearm bone) fracture
  • Right radius shaft Fx
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 813.21:
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
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