ICD 9 CM Codes

836.0Tear of medial cartilage or meniscus of knee, current
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  836.0    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.

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ICD-9-CM "836.0" will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
GEMS
836.0 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM S83.219A Bucket-handle tear of medial meniscus, current injury, unspecified knee, initial encounter
GEMS
836.0 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM S83.249A Other tear of medial meniscus, current injury, unspecified knee, initial encounter
icd9cmvol2 index entry
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to ".836.0."
anterior horn
bucket handle
current injury
medial
posterior horn
Applies To
Bucket handle tear:
NOS current injury
medial meniscus current injury
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 836.0 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can"t find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.

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