2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06.8

Other specified intracranial injuries

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S06.8 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 S06.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S06.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 S06.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above S06.8 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 S06.8:
  • 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
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
Code annotations containing back-references to S06.8:
  • Type 1 Excludes: S06.9
    , S15.0
    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)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S15.0

    Injury of carotid artery of neck

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Injury of carotid artery (common) (external) (internal, extracranial portion)
    • Injury of carotid artery NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • injury of internal carotid artery, intracranial portion (S06.8)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S06.8:
  • 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
    • blood vessel NEC T14.8
      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
      • carotid artery (common) (external) (internal, extracranial) S15.00-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S15.00-

        Unspecified injury of carotid artery

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • internal, intracranial S06.8-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S06.8
S06.6X6D …… subsequent encounter
S06.6X6S …… sequela
S06.6X7 Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage with loss of consciousness of any duration with death due to brain injury prior to regaining consciousness
S06.6X7A …… initial encounter
S06.6X8 Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage with loss of consciousness of any duration with death due to other cause prior to regaining consciousness
S06.6X8A …… initial encounter
S06.6X9 Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage with loss of consciousness of unspecified duration
S06.6X9A …… initial encounter
S06.6X9D …… subsequent encounter
S06.6X9S …… sequela
S06.8 Other specified intracranial injuries
S06.81 Injury of right internal carotid artery, intracranial portion, not elsewhere classified
S06.810 Injury of right internal carotid artery, intracranial portion, not elsewhere classified without loss of consciousness
S06.810A …… initial encounter
S06.810D …… subsequent encounter
S06.810S …… sequela
S06.811 Injury of right internal carotid artery, intracranial portion, not elsewhere classified with loss of consciousness of 30 minutes or less
S06.811A …… initial encounter
S06.811D …… subsequent encounter
S06.811S …… sequela
S06.812 Injury of right internal carotid artery, intracranial portion, not elsewhere classified with loss of consciousness of 31 minutes to 59 minutes

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