2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S83.2

Tear of meniscus, current injury

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S83.2 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S83.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S83.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 S83.2 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as S83.2. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • old bucket-handle tear (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M23.2

    Derangement of meniscus due to old tear or injury

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Old bucket-handle tear
    M23.2
    )
The following code(s) above S83.2 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 S83.2:
  • 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
  • S80-S89
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S80-S89

    Injuries to the knee and lower leg

    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • injuries of ankle and foot, except fracture of ankle and malleolus (S90-S99)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the knee and lower leg
  • S83
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S83

    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of knee

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound
    Includes
    • avulsion of joint or ligament of knee
    • laceration of cartilage, joint or ligament of knee
    • sprain of cartilage, joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic hemarthrosis of joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic rupture of joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic subluxation of joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic tear of joint or ligament of knee
    Type 1 Excludes
    • derangement of patella (M22.0-M22.3)
    • injury of patellar ligament (tendon) (S76.1-)
    • internal derangement of knee (M23.-)
    • old dislocation of knee (M24.36)
    • pathological dislocation of knee (M24.36)
    • recurrent dislocation of knee (M22.0)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of lower leg (S86.-)
    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of knee
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 S83.2
S83.194D …… subsequent encounter
S83.194S …… sequela
S83.195 Other dislocation of left knee
S83.195A …… initial encounter
S83.195D …… subsequent encounter
S83.195S …… sequela
S83.196 Other dislocation of unspecified knee
S83.196A …… initial encounter
S83.196D …… subsequent encounter
S83.196S …… sequela
S83.2 Tear of meniscus, current injury
S83.20 Tear of unspecified meniscus, current injury
S83.200 Bucket-handle tear of unspecified meniscus, current injury, right knee
S83.200A …… initial encounter
S83.200D …… subsequent encounter
S83.200S …… sequela
S83.201 Bucket-handle tear of unspecified meniscus, current injury, left knee
S83.201A …… initial encounter
S83.201D …… subsequent encounter
S83.201S …… sequela
S83.202 Bucket-handle tear of unspecified meniscus, current injury, unspecified knee

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