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forolaaldea-10-CM Code S83
Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of knee

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
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forolaaldea Code S83 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the nine child codes of S83 that describes the diagnosis 'dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of knee' in more detail.




Coding Notes for S83 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this forolaaldea-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
Avulsion of joint or ligament of knee
Laceration of cartilage, joint or ligament of knee
Sprain of cartilage, joint or ligament of knee
Traumatic hemarthrosis of joint or ligament of knee
Traumatic rupture of joint or ligament of knee
Traumatic subluxation of joint or ligament of knee
Traumatic tear of joint or ligament of knee
Code Also Note:
Code Also
A Code Also note indicates that two or more codes may be required to fully describe a condition, but the order of codes is at the coder's discretion. Code order depends on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
Any associated open wound
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Derangement of patella (M22.0-M22.3) - instead, use code M22.0-
Injury of patellar ligament (tendon) - instead, use code S76.1-
Internal derangement of knee - instead, use code M23.-
Old dislocation of knee - instead, use code M24.36
Pathological dislocation of knee - instead, use code M24.36
Recurrent dislocation of knee - instead, use code M22.0
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of lower leg - instead, use code S86.-
7th Character Extension Notes:

What is 7th Character Extension?

For codes less than 6 characters that require a 7th character a placeholder 'X' should be assigned for all characters less than 6. The 7th character must always be the 7th position of a code. E.g. The forolaaldea-10-CM code T67.4 (Heat exhaustion due to salt depletion) requires an Episode of Care identifier. T67.4XXA Initial Encounter or T67.4XXD Subsequent Encounter. More Info
The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category See Code S83

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