Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 823.81
Closed fracture of unspecified part of fibula alone
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Fx fibula NOS-closed.
  • ICD-9-CM 823.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 823.81 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 823.81.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 823.81: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 823.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S82.401A Unspecified fracture of shaft of right fibula, initial encounter for closed fracture
Approximate Synonyms
  • Closed fracture of fibula
  • Closed fracture of fibula, unspecified part, NOS
  • Closed fracture of left fibula
  • Closed fracture of right fibula
  • Closed FX of fibula
  • Fracture of fibula
  • FX of fibula
  • Left fibula (lower leg bone) fracture
  • Left fibula Fx
  • Right fibula (lower leg bone) fracture
  • Right fibula Fx
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 823.81:
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