Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 825.21
Closed fracture of astragalus
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 825.21 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 825.21 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: 825.21 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S92.109A Unspecified fracture of unspecified talus, initial encounter for closed fracture
Approximate Synonyms
  • Closed fracture foot, talus
  • Closed fracture of left talus
  • Closed fracture of right talus
  • Closed fracture of talus
  • Closed FX foot, talus
  • Left talus (foot bone) fracture
  • Left talus Fx
  • Right talus (foot bone) fracture
  • Right talus Fx
Applies To
  • Talus
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 825.21:
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • astragalus (closed) 825.21
    • shepherd's (closed) 825.21
    • talus (ankle bone) (closed) 825.21
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