Non-specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W50.2

Accidental twist by another person

  • W50.2 is not a billable ICD-10-CM diagnosis code and cannot be used to indicate a medical diagnosis as there are 3 codes below W50.2 that describe this diagnosis in greater detail.
  • ICD-10-CM codes become active beginning October 1, 2015, therefore, this and all ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Applicable To
  • Twist by another person NOS
ICD-10-CM Coding Information
  • W50.2 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.