2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S72.26XA

Nondisplaced subtrochanteric fracture of unspecified femur, initial encounter for closed fracture

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • S72.26XA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Nondisplaced subtrochanteric fracture of unsp femur, init
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S72.26XA became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S72.26XA - other international versions of ICD-10 S72.26XA may differ.
The following code(s) above S72.26XA 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 S72.26XA:
  • S00-T88
    2020 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
  • S70-S79
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S70-S79

    Injuries to the hip and thigh

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the hip and thigh
  • S72
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S72

    Fracture of femur

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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 hip and thigh (S78.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • fracture of lower leg and ankle (S82.-)
    • fracture of foot (S92.-)
    • periprosthetic fracture of prosthetic implant of hip (M97.0-)
    Fracture of femur
ICD-10-CM S72.26XA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 535 Fractures of hip and pelvis with mcc
  • 536 Fractures of hip and pelvis without mcc
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems
  • 955 Craniotomy for multiple significant trauma
  • 956 Limb reattachment, hip and femur procedures for multiple significant trauma
  • 957 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 958 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 959 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S72.26XA 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S72.26XA
S72.25XH …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with delayed healing
S72.25XJ …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with delayed healing
S72.25XK …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with nonunion
S72.25XM …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with nonunion
S72.25XN …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with nonunion
S72.25XP …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with malunion
S72.25XQ …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with malunion
S72.25XR …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with malunion
S72.25XS …… sequela
S72.26 Nondisplaced subtrochanteric fracture of unspecified femur
S72.26XA …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S72.26XB …… initial encounter for open fracture type I or II
S72.26XC …… initial encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC
S72.26XD …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with routine healing
S72.26XE …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with routine healing
S72.26XF …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with routine healing
S72.26XG …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with delayed healing
S72.26XH …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with delayed healing
S72.26XJ …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with delayed healing
S72.26XK …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with nonunion
S72.26XM …… 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.