2021 ICD-10-CM Code S92.213

Displaced fracture of cuboid bone of unspecified foot

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code
Unspecified Code

Not Valid for Submission

S92.213 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of displaced fracture of cuboid bone of unspecified foot. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

The ICD-10-CM code S92.213 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like closed fracture of cuboid bone of foot, fracture of cuboid or open fracture of cuboid bone of foot.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like S92.213 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

ICD-10:S92.213
Short Description:Displaced fracture of cuboid bone of unspecified foot
Long Description:Displaced fracture of cuboid bone of unspecified foot

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Displaced fracture of cuboid bone of unspecified foot

Header codes like S92.213 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for displaced fracture of cuboid bone of unspecified foot:

  • S92.213A - ... initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S92.213B - ... initial encounter for open fracture
  • S92.213D - ... subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S92.213G - ... subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S92.213K - ... subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S92.213P - ... subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
  • S92.213S - ... sequela

Approximate Synonyms

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

Information for Patients


Foot Injuries and Disorders

Each of your feet has 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 tendons, muscles, and ligaments. No wonder a lot of things can go wrong. Here are a few common problems:

Ill-fitting shoes often cause these problems. Aging and being overweight also increase your chances of having foot problems.


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Fractures

Also called: Broken bone

A fracture is a break, usually in a bone. If the broken bone punctures the skin, it is called an open or compound fracture. Fractures commonly happen because of car accidents, falls, or sports injuries. Other causes are low bone density and osteoporosis, which cause weakening of the bones. Overuse can cause stress fractures, which are very small cracks in the bone.

Symptoms of a fracture are

You need to get medical care right away for any fracture. An x-ray can tell if your bone is broken. You may need to wear a cast or splint. Sometimes you need surgery to put in plates, pins or screws to keep the bone in place.


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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
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)