Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 842.00
Sprain of wrist, unspecified site
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 842.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 842.00 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: 842.00 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S63.509A Unspecified sprain of unspecified wrist, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S66.919A Strain of unspecified muscle, fascia and tendon at wrist and hand level, unspecified hand, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Left wrist ligament rupture
  • Left wrist muscle strain
  • Left wrist sprain
  • Left wrist tendon strain
  • Left wrist tendon tear
  • Right wrist ligament rupture
  • Right wrist muscle strain
  • Right wrist sprain
  • Right wrist tendon strain
  • Right wrist tendon tear
  • Sprain of wrist
  • strain of muscle and/or tendon of wrist
  • Strain of wrist
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 842.00:
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