2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06.6X

Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S06.6X 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 S06.6X became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S06.6X - other international versions of ICD-10 S06.6X may differ.
The following code(s) above S06.6X 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 S06.6X:
  • 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
  • S06
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06

    Intracranial injury

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated:
    • open wound of head (S01.-)
    • skull fracture (S02.-)
    Includes
    • traumatic brain injury
    Note
    • 7th characters D and S do not apply to codes in category S06 with 6th character 7 - death due to brain injury prior to regaining consciousness, or 8 - death due to other cause prior to regaining consciousness.
    Type 1 Excludes
    Intracranial injury
Clinical Information
  • Bleeding into the subarachnoid space due to craniocerebral trauma. Minor hemorrhages may be asymptomatic; moderate to severe hemorrhages may be associated with intracranial hypertension and vasospasm, intracranial.
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 S06.6X:
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (concealed) R58
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R58

    Hemorrhage, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hemorrhage NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hemorrhage included with underlying conditions, such as:
    • acute duodenal ulcer with hemorrhage (K26.0)
    • acute gastritis with bleeding (K29.01)
    • ulcerative enterocolitis with rectal bleeding (K51.01)
    • intracranial (nontraumatic) I62.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I62.9

      Nontraumatic intracranial hemorrhage, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • subarachnoid (nontraumatic) (from) I60.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I60.9

        Nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • traumatic S06.6X-
  • Injury T14.90
    - see also specified injury type
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.90

    Injury, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 - Converted to Parent Code 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Injury NOS
    • intracranial (traumatic) S06.9-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06.9-

      Unspecified intracranial injury

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Brain injury NOS
      • Head injury NOS with loss of consciousness
      • Traumatic brain injury NOS
      Type 1 Excludes
      • conditions classifiable to S06.0- to S06.8-code to specified intracranial injury
      • head injury NOS (S09.90)
      • subarachnoid hemorrhage, traumatic S06.6X-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S06.6X
S06.5X6S …… sequela
S06.5X7 Traumatic subdural hemorrhage with loss of consciousness of any duration with death due to brain injury before regaining consciousness
S06.5X7A …… initial encounter
S06.5X8 Traumatic subdural hemorrhage with loss of consciousness of any duration with death due to other cause before regaining consciousness
S06.5X8A …… initial encounter
S06.5X9 Traumatic subdural hemorrhage with loss of consciousness of unspecified duration
S06.5X9A …… initial encounter
S06.5X9D …… subsequent encounter
S06.5X9S …… sequela
S06.6 Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage
S06.6X Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage
S06.6X0 Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage without loss of consciousness
S06.6X0A …… initial encounter
S06.6X0D …… subsequent encounter
S06.6X0S …… sequela
S06.6X1 Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage with loss of consciousness of 30 minutes or less
S06.6X1A …… initial encounter
S06.6X1D …… subsequent encounter
S06.6X1S …… sequela
S06.6X2 Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage with loss of consciousness of 31 minutes to 59 minutes
S06.6X2A …… initial encounter

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