2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S12.400S

Unspecified displaced fracture of fifth cervical vertebra, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S12.400S is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Unspecified disp fx of fifth cervical vertebra, sequela
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S12.400S became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S12.400S - other international versions of ICD-10 S12.400S may differ.
The following code(s) above S12.400S 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 S12.400S:
  • 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
  • S10-S19
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S10-S19

    Injuries to the neck

    Includes
    • injuries of nape
    • injuries of supraclavicular region
    • injuries of throat
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • effects of foreign body in esophagus (T18.1)
    • effects of foreign body in larynx (T17.3)
    • effects of foreign body in pharynx (T17.2)
    • effects of foreign body in trachea (T17.4)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the neck
  • S12
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S12

    Fracture of cervical vertebra and other parts of neck

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • any associated cervical spinal cord injury (S14.0, S14.1-)
    Includes
    • fracture of cervical neural arch
    • fracture of cervical spine
    • fracture of cervical spinous process
    • fracture of cervical transverse process
    • fracture of cervical vertebral arch
    • fracture of neck
    Note
    • A fracture not indicated as displaced or nondisplaced should be coded to displaced
    • A fracture not indicated as open or closed should be coded to closed
    Fracture of cervical vertebra and other parts of neck
Present On Admission
POA Help
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • S12.400S is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S12.400S is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 551 Medical back problems with mcc
  • 552 Medical back problems without mcc

Convert S12.400S to ICD-9-CM

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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S12.400S
S12.391K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S12.391S …… sequela
S12.4 Fracture of fifth cervical vertebra
S12.40 Unspecified fracture of fifth cervical vertebra
S12.400 Unspecified displaced fracture of fifth cervical vertebra
S12.400A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S12.400B …… initial encounter for open fracture
S12.400D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S12.400G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S12.400K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S12.400S …… sequela
S12.401 Unspecified nondisplaced fracture of fifth cervical vertebra
S12.401A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S12.401B …… initial encounter for open fracture
S12.401D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S12.401G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S12.401K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S12.401S …… sequela
S12.43 Unspecified traumatic spondylolisthesis of fifth cervical vertebra
S12.430 Unspecified traumatic displaced spondylolisthesis of fifth cervical vertebra
S12.430A …… 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.