ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S02.81XA

Fracture of oth skull and facial bones, right side, init

Diagnosis Code S02.81XA

ICD-10: S02.81XA
Short Description: Fracture of oth skull and facial bones, right side, init
Long Description: Fracture of other specified skull and facial bones, right side, initial encounter for closed fracture
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S02.81XA

Valid for Submission
The code S02.81XA is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
S02.81XA is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the head (S00-S09)
      • Fracture of skull and facial bones (S02)

Information for Medical Professionals

Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2016. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2017 (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • S02.8XXA - Fractures of oth skull and facial bones, init for clos fx

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