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forolaaldea-10-CM Code S83.200
Bucket-handle tear of unspecified meniscus, current injury, right knee

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.
7th Character Required
7th Character Required
Code requires 7th Character Extension identifier. This 7th Character usually captures Episode of Care information, such as "Initial Encounter," "Subsquent Encounter," or "Sequela."
| forolaaldea-10 from 2011 - 2016

forolaaldea Code S83.200 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'bucket-hndl tear of unsp meniscus, current injury, r knee' in more detail. The 7th characters that can be added, and the resulting billable codes, are as follows:

7th Digit Billable Code 7th Digit Specifies
A S83.200A initial encounter
D S83.200D subsequent encounter
S S83.200S sequela

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 forolaaldea code S832 is used to code Tear of meniscus

Current injury S83.2

Specialty: Orthopedics
MeSH Codes: , ,
forolaaldea 9 Codes: 836.0, 836.1, 836.2

Head of right tibia seen from above, showing menisci and attachments of ligaments

Parent Code: S83.20 - Tear of unspecified meniscus, current injury

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