Metacarpal Fracture ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Closed Fracture of Metacarpal Bone(s), Site Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 815.00

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 815.00.

The Short Description Is: Fx metacarpal NOS-closed.

Known As

Metacarpal fracture is also known as closed fracture hand metacarpal bone, closed fracture of left fifth metacarpal, closed fracture of left first metacarpal, closed fracture of left fourth metacarpal, closed fracture of left hand, closed fracture of left second metacarpal, closed fracture of left third metacarpal, closed fracture of metacarpal bone, closed fracture of right fifth metacarpal, closed fracture of right first metacarpal, closed fracture of right fourth metacarpal, closed fracture of right hand, closed fracture of right second metacarpal, closed fracture of right third metacarpal, closed FX hand metacarpal bone, fracture hand metacarpal bone, fracture of metacarpal bone, FX hand metacarpal bone, left fifth metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, left fifth metacarpal Fx, left first metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, left first metacarpal Fx, left fourth metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, left fourth metacarpal Fx, left hand fracture, left hand Fx, left second metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, left second metacarpal Fx, left third metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, left third metacarpal Fx, right fifth metacarpal (hand bone) fracture,
right fifth metacarpal Fx, right first metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, right first metacarpal Fx, right fourth metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, right fourth metacarpal Fx, right hand fracture,
right hand Fx, right second metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, right second metacarpal Fx, right third metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, and right third metacarpal Fxr.

Metacarpal fracture Definition and Symptoms

A metacarpal fracture is the medical term for a break in the metacarpal of the hand. Symptoms include pain, bruising, weakening, inability to grasp things, and swelling in the hand.

Wound Care ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Open Wound(s) (Multiple) of Unspecified Site(s), Without Mention of Complication

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 879.8

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 879.8.

The Short Description Is: Open wound site NOS.

Known As

Wound care is also known as accidental needle stick, accidental needle stick injury, accidental needle stick w body fluid exposure, accidental needle stick with exposure to body fluids, degloving injury, gunshot wound, laceration, laceration – injury, open wound, open wound by needle stick, with body fluid exposure, puncture wound, puncture wound – injury, and wound from gunshot. This applies to multiple open wounds NOS and open wounds NOS.

Wound Care Definition and Symptoms

Wound care is the care of a deep cut or tear in flesh.

Sepsis ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Sepsis

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 995.91

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 995.91.

Known As

Sepsis is also known as actinomycotic sepsis, actinomycotic septicemia, erysipelothrix sepsis, escherichia coli (E coli)septicemia, haemophilus influenzae sepsis without acute organ dysfunction, hemophilus influenza septicemia, listerial sepsis, meningococcal septicemia, methicillin resistant Staph aureus (MRSA) septicemia, methicillin sensitive Staph aureus (MSSA) septicemia, methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus sepsis without acute organ dysfunction, pseudomonas septicemia, sepsis (severe bloodstream infection), sepsis due to central venous catheter,
sepsis due to enterococcus, sepsis due to Erysipelothrix, sepsis due to infected central venous catheter, sepsis due to Listeria monocytogenes, sepsis due to Streptococcus agalactiae, sepsis due to Streptococcus pyogenes, sepsis due to urinary tract infection, sepsis due to UTI, sepsis related to central venous catheter, sepsis with chromobacterium septicemia, sepsis with coagulase negative staph septicemia, sepsis with enterococcal septicemia, sepsis with gonococcal septicemia, sepsis with septicemia, sepsis with staphylococcal septicemia, sepsis with Streptococcus pneumoniae septicemia, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to anaerobic septicemia, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to Chromobacterium, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to coagulase-negative staphylococcus, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to Escherichia coli, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to gonococcus, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to gram negative septicemia, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to gram negative septicemia final identification pending, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to gram positive bacteria, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to meningococcal septicemia, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus septicemia, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to pneumococcal septicemia, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to Pseudomonas septicemia, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to septicemia final identification pending, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to Serratia septicemia, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to Streptococcal septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w anaerobic septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w Chromobacterium septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w coagulase negative Staph septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w E coli septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w Enterococcal septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w Gonococcal septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w gram neg septicemia final id pending, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w gram pos septicemia final id pending, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w Hemophilus influenza septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w meningococcal septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w MRSA septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w MSSA septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w other gram neg septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w other Staph septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w Pseudomonas septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w septicemia final id pending, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w Serratia septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w Staph septicemia final id pending, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w Strep group A septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w Strep group B septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w Strep pneumoniae septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w Strep septicemia, sepsis anaerobic septicemia, sepsis gram neg septicemia organism id pending, sepsis gram negative septicemia, serratia septicemia, staphlococcal septicemia, staphylococcal sepsis without acute organ dysfunction, staphylococcal sepsis without acute organ dysfunction final identification pending, streptococcal septicemia, systemic infection, and urosepsis. This excludes
sepsis with acute organ dysfunction (995.92), sepsis with multiple organ dysfunction (995.92), and, severe sepsis (995.92). This applies to systemic inflammatory response syndrome due to infectious process without acute organ dysfunction.

Sepsis Definition and Symptoms

Sepsis is when the body has a very severe reaction to bacteria, virus, or other germs. Chemicals that are released into the bloodstream to fight off the infection trigger inflammation throughout the body, which can be very dangerous even fatal. Symptoms that an infection has gone septic are fever about 101.3 F or below 95 F, respiratory rate higher than 20 breaths a minute, rapid heart beat, sudden change in mental status, difficulty breathing, abdominal pain, and decreased output of urine.

Muscle Strain ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Unspecified Site of Sprain and Strain

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 848.9

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 848.9.

The Short Description Is: Sprain NOS.

Known As

Muscle strain is also known as repetitive strain injury.

Muscle Strain Definition and Symptoms

Muscle strain is when the internal structure of a muscle takes damage. The severity of a muscle strain can vary widely and in severe cases cause internal bleeding. Running and lifting are the most common causes of muscle strains. Symptoms include pain at rest, an inability to use the muscle, swelling, bruising, and weakness of the muscle.

Eye Injury ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Other and Unspecified Superficial Injuries of Eye

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 918.9

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 918.9.

The Short Description Is: Superficial inj eye NEC.

Known As

Eye injury is also known as blister to cornea, eye injury from lightning, injury of lacrimal passage, injury of lens, injury of orbit proper, insect bite of eye region, scartch of eye region, superficial abrasion of eye region structure, superficial eye injury, superficial injury of eye, superficial injury of eye and/or adnexa, superficial injury of left eye, superficial injury of right eye, superficial injury to eye, superficial left eye injury, superficial right eye injury, traumatic blister of eye region, and wood splinter in eye region. This applies to eye (ball) NOS.

Eye Injury Definition and Symptoms

An eye injury is a physical or chemical injury that can be a very large threat to vision if it is not treated correctly. Eye injuries have varying levels of severity and are caused by direct contact with a foreign object or substance or a traumatic blow to the head. Symptoms of an eye injury can vary but some of the most common are redness in the eye, burning, an ache in the eye, and the feeling of a foreign object in the eye.

Knee Injury ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Knee, Leg, Ankle, and Foot Injury

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 959.7

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 959.7.

The Short Description Is: Lower leg injury NOS.

Known As

Knee injury is also known as acute injury of anterior cruciate ligament, acute injury of posterior cruciate ligament, calf injury, compartment syndrome of lower limb, complete division, extensor tendon foot, complete division, flexor tendon foot, complete division, patellar tendon, complete division, tendo calcaneus, fishing hook in great toe, fishing hook in heel, foreign body left in ankle/foot, foreign body left in knee, foreign body of foot, heel injury, injury anterior cruciate ligament acute, injury knee ligament, injury of ankle, injury of anterior cruciate ligament,
injury of collateral ligament of knee, injury of cruciate ligament of knee, injury of fibula, injury of foot, injury of great toe, injury of great toenail, injury of knee, injury of lateral collateral ligament of knee, injury of ligament of knee, injury of little toe, injury of lower extremity, injury of lower leg, injury of medial collateral ligament of knee, injury of multiple muscles and tendons at lower leg level, injury of muscle and tendon at ankle and foot level, injury of muscle and tendon at lower leg level, injury of muscle and tendon of anterior muscle group at lower leg level, injury of muscle and tendon of long extensor muscle of toe at ankle and foot level, injury of muscle and tendon of long flexor muscle of toe at ankle and foot level,
injury of muscle and tendon of peroneal muscle group at lower leg level, injury of patella, injury of posterior cruciate ligament, injury of tibia, injury of toe, injury to anterior cruciate ligament, acute, injury to knee ligament, injury to lower leg, injury to multiple structures of knee, massive multi tissue damage foot, massive multi tissue damage lower leg, multiple injuries of ankle and/or foot, partial division extensor tendon of foot, partial division flexor tendon of foot, pellet wound of ankle, pellet wound of calf, pellet wound of dorsum of foot, pellet wound of foot, pellet wound of great toe, pellet wound of heel, pellet wound of knee, pellet wound of lower leg, pellet wound of lower limb, pellet wound of shin, pellet wound of sole of foot, pellet wound of toe, severe multi tissue damage foot, severe multi tissue damage lower leg, shin injury, traumatic division of tendon of lower limb, and turf toe.

Knee Inury Definition and Symptoms

A knee injury is an injury to the bone, muscle, joint, or ligament of the knee. The most common knee injuries arthritis, tendonitis, bruises, cartilage tears, and damaged ligaments. Symptoms of a knee injury can vary but are most commonly pain when bending the knee as well as pain when trying to walk or put pressure on the knee.

Head Trauma ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Head Injury, Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 959.01

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 959.01.

The Short Description Is: Head injury NOS.

Known As

Head trauma is also known as calcified haematoma of head, calcified hematoma of head (disorder), cerebral trauma, closed head injury, closed injury of head, dementia due to head trauma, dementia due to head trauma w behavioral disturbance, dementia due to head trauma with behavioral disturbance, dementia due to head trauma without behavioral disturbance, dementia due to head trauma wo behavioral disturbance, head injury, head trauma, hematoma cephalic calcified, and injury of head. This excludes concussion (850.0-850.9) and with head injury NOS (850.0-850.9).

Head Trauma Definition and Symptoms

Head trauma is a broad term used to refer to any injury of the scalp, skull, or brain. The severity of the head injuries range from very minor, such as a bump on the head, to severe, such as a concussion. Symptoms of head injuries depend on the type of injury that is present. Head trauma is one of the most common causes of death in the U.S.A.

Laceration ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Open Wound(s) (Multiple) of Unspecified Site(s), Without Mention of Complication

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 879.8

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 879.8.

The Short Description Is: Open wound site NOS.

Known As

Laceration is also known as accidental needle stick, accidental needle stick injury, accidental needle stick w body fluid exposure, degloving injury, gunshot wound, laceration, laceration- injury, open wound, open wound by needle stick with body fluid exposure, puncture wound, puncture wound- injury, and wound from gunshot. This applies to multiple open wounds NOS and open wound NOS.

Laceration Definition and Symptoms

A laceration is a deep cut or tear in flesh. The symptoms and causes of a laceration are endless.

Adductor Strain ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Sprains and Strains of Other Specified Sites of Hip and Thigh

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 843.8

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 843.8.

The Short Description Is: Sprain hip & thigh NEC.

Known As

Adductor strain is also known as charleyhorse, hamstring sprain, left hamstring strain, left quadriceps strain, left thigh adductor strain, right hamstring strain, right quadriceps strain, right thigh adductor strain, rupture of adductor muscle of hip, rupture of gastrocnemius tendon, strain of flexor muscle of hip, strain of hamstring muscle, strain of hamstring muscles, strain of quadriceps tendon, strain of tendon of adductor longus, and strain of tendon of medial thigh muscle.

Adductor Strain Definition and Symptoms

Adductor strain is a strain of the groin area that is commonly caused by sports injuries. Symptoms of adductor strain are minor bruising, swelling, tenderness, pain in the groin, and the inability to squeeze inner thigh muscles together.

Femur Fracture ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Closed Fracture of Unspecified Part of Femur

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 821.00

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 821.00.

The Short Description Is: Fx femur NOS-closed.

Known As

Femur fracture is also known as closed fracture of left femur, closed fracture of right femur, fracture of femur, FX of femur, left femur (upper leg bone) fracture, left femur Fx, right femur (upper leg bone) fracture, and right femur Fx. This applies to thigh and upper leg.

Femur Fracture Definition and Symptoms

A femur fracture is a break in the femur bone of the thigh. The femur is an extraordinarily strong bone therefore it takes a massive force to break it. The most common cause of femur fractures is car accidents. Symptoms of a femur fracture are swelling and tenderness, deformed shape of the leg, and visible portions of fractured bone if the fracture causes a break in the skin.