2021 ICD-10-CM Code S02.831B

Fracture of medial orbital wall, right side, initial encounter for open fracture

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

S02.831B is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of fracture of medial orbital wall, right side, initial encounter for open fracture. The code S02.831B is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code S02.831B might also be used to specify conditions or terms like closed fracture of medial wall of orbit, closed fracture of medial wall of right orbit, closed fracture of right orbit, fracture of medial wall of orbit, fracture of medial wall of orbit , open fracture of medial wall of orbit, etc.

S02.831B is an initial encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used while the patient is receiving active treatment for a condition like fracture of medial orbital wall right side for open fracture. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines an "initial encounter" doesn't necessarily means "initial visit". The 7th character should be used when the patient is undergoing active treatment regardless if new or different providers saw the patient over the course of a treatment. The appropriate 7th character codes should also be used even if the patient delayed seeking treatment for a condition.

ICD-10:S02.831B
Short Description:Fracture of medial orbital wall, right side, 7thB
Long Description:Fracture of medial orbital wall, right side, initial encounter for open fracture

Code Classification

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Replacement Code

S02831B replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020