ICD-10-CM Code S02.849

Fracture of lateral orbital wall, unspecified side

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

S02.849 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of fracture of lateral orbital wall, unspecified side. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:S02.849
Short Description:Fracture of lateral orbital wall, unspecified side
Long Description:Fracture of lateral orbital wall, unspecified side

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • S02.849A - ... initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S02.849B - ... initial encounter for open fracture
  • S02.849D - ... subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S02.849G - ... subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S02.849K - ... subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S02.849S - ... sequela

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)

Code History

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