Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 802.9
Open fracture of other facial bones
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 802.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 802.9 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: 802.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S02.42XB Fracture of alveolus of maxilla, initial encounter for open fracture
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S02.92XB Unspecified fracture of facial bones, initial encounter for open fracture
Approximate Synonyms
  • Facial bone fracture
  • Fracture of alveolus, open
  • Fracture of palate, open
  • Nose fracture
  • Open facial bone fx
  • Open fracture of facial bones
  • Open fracture of medial orbital wall
  • Open fracture of naso orbital ethmoid
  • Open fracture of orbit
  • Open fracture of orbital portion of zygomatic bone
  • Open medial orbital wall fx
  • Open naso orbital ethmoid fx
  • Open orbital fx
  • Open palate fx
  • Orbital (eye socket) fracture
  • Palate fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 802.9:
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • alveolus (closed) 802.8
      • open 802.9
    • 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
        • open 802.9
    • palate (closed) 802.8
      • open 802.9
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