Valid for Submission
S02.849A is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of fracture of lateral orbital wall, unspecified side, initial encounter for closed fracture. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
|Short Description:||Fracture of lateral orbital wall, unspecified side, init|
|Long Description:||Fracture of lateral orbital wall, unspecified side, initial encounter for closed fracture|
New 2020 ICD-10 Code
S02.849A is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2020, effective October 1, 2019. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2019. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2020 (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020).
S02849A replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):
- S02.80XA - Fx oth skull and facial bones, unspecified side, init
Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
Injuries to the head (S00-S09)
Fracture of skull and facial bones (S02)
- FY 2020 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020