Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 717.83
Old disruption of anterior cruciate ligament
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 717.83 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 717.83 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 717.83 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M23.50 Chronic instability of knee, unspecified knee
Approximate Synonyms
  • Chronic tear of left anterior cruciate ligament
  • Chronic tear of right anterior cruciate ligament
  • History of disruption of anterior cruciate ligament
  • Old anterior cruciate ligament disruption
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 717.83:
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • cruciate ligament (knee) (posterior) 717.84
      • anterior 717.83
    • ligament
      • collateral (knee) (medial) 717.82
      • cruciate (knee) (posterior) 717.84
        • anterior 717.83
  • Derangement
    • cruciate ligament (knee) (posterior) 717.84
      • anterior 717.83
      • current injury 844.2
  • Disruption
    • ligament(s) - see also Sprain
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 717.83 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.