2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S52.91XA

Unspecified fracture of right forearm, initial encounter for closed fracture

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
  • S52.91XA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Unsp fracture of right forearm, init for clos fx
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM S52.91XA became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S52.91XA - other international versions of ICD-10 S52.91XA may differ.
The following code(s) above S52.91XA contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to S52.91XA:
  • S00-T88
    2022 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • S50-S59
    2022 ICD-10-CM Range S50-S59

    Injuries to the elbow and forearm

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the elbow and forearm
  • S52
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S52

    Fracture of forearm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Note
    • A fracture not indicated as displaced or nondisplaced should be coded to displaced
    • A fracture not indicated as open or closed should be coded to closed
    • The open fracture designations are based on the Gustilo open fracture classification
    Type 1 Excludes
    • traumatic amputation of forearm (S58.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • fracture at wrist and hand level (S62.-)
    Fracture of forearm
Approximate Synonyms
  • Closed fracture of right forearm
  • Closed fracture of right radius
  • Right forearm fracture
  • Right radius (forearm bone) fracture
ICD-10-CM S52.91XA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0):
  • 562 Fracture, sprain, strain and dislocation except femur, hip, pelvis and thigh with mcc
  • 563 Fracture, sprain, strain and dislocation except femur, hip, pelvis and thigh without mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S52.91XA to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S52.91XA
S52.90XH …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with delayed healing
S52.90XJ …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with delayed healing
S52.90XK …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with nonunion
S52.90XM …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with nonunion
S52.90XN …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with nonunion
S52.90XP …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with malunion
S52.90XQ …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with malunion
S52.90XR …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with malunion
S52.90XS …… sequela
S52.91 Unspecified fracture of right forearm
S52.91XA …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S52.91XB …… initial encounter for open fracture type I or II
S52.91XC …… initial encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC
S52.91XD …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with routine healing
S52.91XE …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with routine healing
S52.91XF …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with routine healing
S52.91XG …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with delayed healing
S52.91XH …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with delayed healing
S52.91XJ …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with delayed healing
S52.91XK …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with nonunion
S52.91XM …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with nonunion

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.