Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 802.8
Closed fracture of other facial bones
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 802.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 802.8 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: 802.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S02.42XA Fracture of alveolus of maxilla, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S02.92XA Unspecified fracture of facial bones, initial encounter for closed fracture
Approximate Synonyms
  • Closed fracture of facial bone
  • Closed fracture of medial wall of orbit
  • Closed fracture of naso orbital ethmoid
  • Closed fracture of naso orbital ethmoid bone
  • Closed fracture of orbit
  • Closed fracture of palate
  • Facial bone fracture
  • Facial bone fx
  • Fracture of alveolus, closed
  • Fracture of face bones
  • Fracture of facial bones
  • Fracture of lacrimal bone
  • Fracture of lateral wall of orbit
  • Fracture of maxillary alveolar bone
  • Fracture of maxillary alveolar socket wall
  • Fracture of medial wall of orbit
  • Fracture of midfacial bones
  • Fracture of orbit
  • Fracture of palatal process
  • Fracture of supraorbital rim
  • FX of facial bones
  • Medial orbital wall fx
  • Multiple face fractures
  • Naso orbital ethmoid fx
  • Nose fracture
  • Orbital (eye socket) fracture
  • Orbital fx
  • Palate fracture
  • Palate fx
  • Partial fracture of maxillary alveolus
  • Total fracture of maxillary alveolus
802.8 Excludes
Applies To
  • Alveolus
  • Orbit:
    • NOS
    • part other than roof or floor
  • Palate
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 802.8:
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • alveolus (closed) 802.8
    • face bone(s) (closed) NEC 802.8
      • with
        • other bone(s) - see Fracture, multiple, skull
        • skull - see also Fracture, skull
          • involving other bones - see Fracture, multiple, skull
      • open 802.9
    • orbit, orbital (bone) (region) (closed) 802.8
      • floor (blow-out) 802.6
      • open 802.9
      • roof - see Fracture, skull, base
      • specified part NEC 802.8
    • palate (closed) 802.8
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