2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S02.0

Fracture of vault of skull

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S02.0 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 S02.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S02.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 S02.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Fracture of frontal bone
  • Fracture of parietal bone
The following code(s) above S02.0 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 S02.0:
  • 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
  • S00-S09
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S00-S09

    Injuries to the head

    Code Also
    • for any associated infection
    Includes
    • injuries of ear
    • injuries of eye
    • injuries of face [any part]
    • injuries of gum
    • injuries of jaw
    • injuries of oral cavity
    • injuries of palate
    • injuries of periocular area
    • injuries of scalp
    • injuries of temporomandibular joint area
    • injuries of tongue
    • injuries of tooth
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • effects of foreign body in ear (T16)
    • effects of foreign body in larynx (T17.3)
    • effects of foreign body in mouth NOS (T18.0)
    • effects of foreign body in nose (T17.0-T17.1)
    • effects of foreign body in pharynx (T17.2)
    • effects of foreign body on external eye (T15.-)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the head
  • S02
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S02

    Fracture of skull and facial bones

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated intracranial injury (S06.-)
    Note
    • A fracture not indicated as open or closed should be coded to closed
    Fracture of skull and facial bones
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S02.0:
  • Fracture, traumatic (abduction) (adduction) (separation) T14.8
    - see also Fracture, pathological
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.8

    Other injury of unspecified body region

      2016 2017 2018 - Converted to Parent Code 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abrasion NOS
    • Contusion NOS
    • Crush injury NOS
    • Fracture NOS
    • Skin injury NOS
    • Vascular injury NOS
    • Wound NOS
    • frontal (bone) (skull) S02.0
    • skull S02.91
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S02.91

      Unspecified fracture of skull

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • frontal bone S02.0
      • parietal bone S02.0
      • vault S02.0
    • parietal bone S02.0 (skull)
    • vault of skull S02.0
    • vertex S02.0

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S02.0
S01.93XS …… sequela
S01.94 Puncture wound with foreign body of unspecified part of head
S01.94XA …… initial encounter
S01.94XD …… subsequent encounter
S01.94XS …… sequela
S01.95 Open bite of unspecified part of head
S01.95XA …… initial encounter
S01.95XD …… subsequent encounter
S01.95XS …… sequela
S02 Fracture of skull and facial bones
S02.0 Fracture of vault of skull
S02.0XXA …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S02.0XXB …… initial encounter for open fracture
S02.0XXD …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S02.0XXG …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S02.0XXK …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S02.0XXS …… sequela
S02.1 Fracture of base of skull
S02.10 Unspecified fracture of base of skull
S02.101 Fracture of base of skull, right side
S02.101A …… initial encounter for closed fracture

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