Short description: Fracture of unsp part of scapula, right shoulder, init The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S42.101A became effective on October 1, 2019. This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S42.101A - other international versions of ICD-10 S42.101A may differ.
Displaced fracture of acromial process, right shoulder, initial encounter for closed fracture. S42.121A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
Right humerus (upper arm bone) fracture ICD-10-CM S42.201A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v 38.0): 562 Fracture, sprain, strain and dislocation except femur, hip, pelvis and thigh with mcc
ICD-10 Code for Unspecified fracture of right wrist and hand, initial encounter for closed fracture- S62. 91XA- Codify by AAPC.
Scapular fractures are usually the result of significant blunt trauma. Scapular fractures include fractures of the body or spine of the scapula; acromion fracture; scapular neck fracture; glenoid rim fracture; glenoid stellate fracture; and coracoid process fracture.
In ICD-10-CM a fracture not indicated as displaced or nondisplaced should be coded to displaced, and a fracture not designated as open or closed should be coded to closed. While the classification defaults to displaced for fractures, it is very important that complete documentation is encouraged.
ICD-10 code S49. 91XA for Unspecified injury of right shoulder and upper arm, initial encounter is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes .
The scapula, or shoulder blade, is a large triangular-shaped bone that lies in the upper back. The bone is surrounded and supported by a complex system of muscles that work together to help you move your arm.
- Scapular body and spine fractures are the most frequent (50% of the cases) (Figures 6, 7). The rim fracture could be transversal, involving the supra or infraspinous fossa, or vertical named trans-spinal fracture. The isolated spine fracture is rare accounting for 6–11% of scapular fractures (50-53).
When the visit is for the purpose of deciding what treatment is required to repair the fracture, it is an initial encounter. Likewise, when the visit results in a changed active plan of care, it is an initial encounter.
Example 1: An initial encounter (character “A”) describes an episode of care during which the patient is receiving active treatment for the condition. Examples of active treatment are: surgical treatment, emergency department encounter, and evaluation and continuing treatment by the same or a different physician.
Per ICD-10 guidelines, you would again report S52. 222A for an initial encounter.
Unspecified injury of shoulder and upper arm, unspecified arm, initial encounter. S49. 90XA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM S49.
W11.XXXAICD-10 code W11. XXXA for Fall on and from ladder, initial encounter is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Other external causes of accidental injury .
ICD-10 Code for Pain in unspecified shoulder- M25. 519- Codify by AAPC.
Because shoulder blade fractures are often associated with severe, potentially life-threatening injuries, they should be evaluated in a hospital's emergency department. Immobilize the arm immediately. Don't move it.
Healing: Your fracture is stable and does not need an operation. This injury normally takes 6-12 weeks to heal.
Most fractures of the scapula can be treated without surgery. Treatment involves immobilization with a sling or a shoulder immobilizer, icing and pain medications. The sling is usually kept for comfort for the first two weeks with subsequent increase of the shoulder's range of motion.
Most fractures heal completely in about six weeks, but it can take six months to a year for your shoulder motion to return to normal. Sometimes, full motion doesn't return. Some types of shoulder blade fractures may need surgery. The doctor has checked you carefully, but problems can develop later.