Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 838.01
Closed dislocation of tarsal (bone), joint unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 838.01 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 838.01 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: 838.01 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S93.316A Dislocation of tarsal joint of unspecified foot, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Closed left tarsal joint dislocation
  • Closed right tarsal joint dislocation
  • Left tarsal joint dislocation
  • Left tarsal joint subluxation
  • Right tarsal joint dislocation
  • Right tarsal joint subluxation
  • Subluxation of left tarsal joint
  • Subluxation of right tarsal joint
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 838.01:
  • Dislocation (articulation) (closed) (displacement) (simple) (subluxation) 839.8
    • tarsal (bone) (joint) 838.01
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