Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 832.12
Open posterior dislocation of elbow
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Post disloc elbow-open.
  • ICD-9-CM 832.12 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 832.12 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 832.12.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 832.12: 2015.
832.12 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S53.026A Posterior dislocation of unspecified radial head, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S51.009A Unspecified open wound of unspecified elbow, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Open posterior left elbow dislocation
  • Open posterior left radial head dislocation
  • Open posterior right elbow dislocation
  • Open posterior right radial head dislocation
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 832.12:
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