ICD-9 Code Reference Chart 

We have compiled the following list of commonly used ICD-9 codes for your reference. These codes are frequently used in outpatient procedures performed in Ambulatory Surgical Centers. It is important that you include the appropriate code when completing the insurance forms.

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Hernia
Shoulder
Knee
Ankle/Foot

Hernia
Description

ICD-9-CM
Inguinal, unilateral, not recurrent 550.90
Inguinal, unilateral, recurrent 550.91
Inguinal unilat, not recurrent,w/obstruct 550.10
Inguinal unilat, recurrent, w/obstruction 550.11
Inguinal, bilateral, not recurrent 550.92
Inguinal, bilateral, recurrent 550.93
Inguinal, bilat, not recurrent w/obstruct 550.12
Inguinal, bilat, recurrent w/obstruction 550.13
Irreducible 552.9
Femoral, unilateral, not recurrent 553.00
Femoral, unilateral, recurrent 553.01
Femoral, w/ obstruction

552.00

Femoral, bilateral, recurrent, w/obstruct 552.03
Ventral, unspecified 553.20
Ventral, unspec, w/obstruction 552.20
Ventral, recurrent, incisional 553.21
Ventral, recurrent, incisional, w/obstruct 552.21

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Shoulder
Description

ICD-9-CM
Tenosynovitis 726.10
Rotator Cuff Tear, Traumatic 840.4
Rotator Cuff Tear, degenerative 726.10
Impingement 726.2
Dislocation acromioclavicular Jnt Clsd 831.04
Dislocation acromioclavicular Jnt Opn 831.14
Osteoarthrosis 716.91
Arthritis, traumatic, post arthropathy 716.11
Derangement of shoulder

718.1

Injury Shoulder 959.2
Injury Nerve 955.9
Injury Joint shoulder

718.81

Wound, open 880.00
Wound, open, w/ tendon involvement 880.20
Dislocation, recurrent 718.31
Dislocation, ligament, closed 831.00
Dislocation, ligament, open 831.11
Sprain/Strain, shoulder 840.9
Sprain/Strain, acromioclavicular joint 840.0
Frozen shoulder 726.0
Instability 718.81

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Knee
Description

ICD-9-CM
Disorder cartilage 717.9
Tear meniscus (knee) 836.2
Sprain/Strain meniscus 844.9, 844.8
ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) 717.83
PCL (Posterior Cruciate Ligament) 717.84
Replacement Knee Joint V43.65
Osteoarthrosis 715.96
Wound, open knee 891.0
Wound, open knee w/ tendon involvement 89.12
Injury knee

959.7

Injury joint knee 718.86
Tendonitis patellar 726.64
Loose Body

717.6

Fracture kneecap, open 822.1
Fracture kneecap, closed 822.0
Tenosynovitis 727.09
Synovitis Villonodular 719.26
Derangement of lateral meniscus 717.40-717.49
Chondromalacia of patella 717.7
Dislocation recurrent 718.36

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Ankle/Foot
Description

ICD-9-CM
Non-union fracture 733.82
Mal-union fracture 733.81
Instability 711.87
Injury to nerve 956.9
Injury 959.7
Injury to joint 718.87
Traumatic arthropathy 716.17
Hypertrophy foot 755.67
Deformity 736.70
Sprain/Strain Foot 845.10
Sprain/Strain Foot & Ankle 845.00
Sprain Achilles Tendon 845.09
Wound, open ankle w/tendon involvement

891.2

Wound, open foot w/ tendon involvement 892.2
Osteoarthrosis 715.97
Hyperextension

718.87

Loose body 718.17
Lesion 719.97
Synovitis 719.27
Tarsal tunnel syndrome 355.5
Tenosynovitis 727.06
Fracture metatarsal 825.25
Fracture, ankle, open 825.31
Fracture, ankle, closed 824.8
Fracture, foot, open 825.30
Fracture foot, closed 825.20
Disorder, cartilage 718.07

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