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ICD-10 Fracture 7th Character Codes

Short List of 7th Caracter Codes
A - Initial encounter for closed fracture
B - initial encounter for open fracture
D - subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
G - subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
K - subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
P - subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S - sequela

 Full List of 7th Caracter Codes (not all fractures have open fracture codes)

A- initial encounter for closed fracture
B-  initial encounter for open fracture type I or II
C- initial encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC
D- subsequent encounter for closed fracture with routine healing
E- subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with routine healing
F- subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with routine healing
G- subsequent encounter for closed fracture with delayed healing
H- subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with delayed healing
J- subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with delayed healing
K- subsequent encounter for closed fracture with nonunion
M- subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with nonunion
N- subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with nonunion
P- subsequent encounter for closed fracture with malunion
Q- subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with malunion
R- subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with malunion
S- sequela

 

Example: S42.021A - Displaced fracture of shaft of right clavicle

S42.021 - Displaced fracture of shaft of right clavicle

S42.021A - Displaced fracture of shaft of right clavicle, initial encounter for closed fracture

S42.021B - Displaced fracture of shaft of right clavicle, initial encounter for open fracture

S42.021D - Displaced fracture of shaft of right clavicle, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing

S42.021G - Displaced fracture of shaft of right clavicle, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing

S42.021K - Displaced fracture of shaft of right clavicle, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion

S42.021P - Displaced fracture of shaft of right clavicle, subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion

S42.021S - Displaced fracture of shaft of right clavicle, sequela

 

 

 

A - initial encounter for closed fracture

B - initial encounter for open fracture

D - subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing

G - subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing

K - subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion

P - subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion

S - sequela

 

 

Stress Fracture 7th Character Codes
A - initial encounter for fracture
D - subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
G - subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
K - subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
P - subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S - sequela