Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 812.40
Closed fracture of unspecified part of lower end of humerus
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 812.40 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 812.40 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: 812.40 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S42.409A Unspecified fracture of lower end of unspecified humerus, initial encounter for closed fracture
Approximate Synonyms
  • Closed fracture of distal end of left humerus
  • Closed fracture of distal end of right humerus
  • Closed fracture of left elbow
  • Closed fracture of right elbow
  • Left distal humerus Fx
  • Left elbow fracture
  • Left elbow Fx
  • Left humerus (upper arm bone) fracture
  • Right distal humerus Fx
  • Right elbow fracture
  • Right elbow Fx
  • Right humerus (upper arm bone) fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 812.40:
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