2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S12.490A

Other displaced fracture of fifth cervical vertebra, initial encounter for closed fracture

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • S12.490A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Oth disp fx of fifth cervical vertebra, init for clos fx
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S12.490A became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S12.490A - other international versions of ICD-10 S12.490A may differ.
The following code(s) above S12.490A 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 S12.490A:
  • S00-T88
    2019 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
    2019 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 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
ICD-10-CM S12.490A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 551 Medical back problems with mcc
  • 552 Medical back problems without mcc
  • 955 Craniotomy for multiple significant trauma
  • 956 Limb reattachment, hip and femur procedures for multiple significant trauma
  • 957 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 958 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 959 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S12.490A 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S12.490A
S12.450S …… sequela
S12.451 Other traumatic nondisplaced spondylolisthesis of fifth cervical vertebra
S12.451A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S12.451B …… initial encounter for open fracture
S12.451D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S12.451G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S12.451K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S12.451S …… sequela
S12.49 Other fracture of fifth cervical vertebra
S12.490 Other displaced fracture of fifth cervical vertebra
S12.490A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S12.490B …… initial encounter for open fracture
S12.490D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S12.490G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S12.490K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S12.490S …… sequela
S12.491 Other nondisplaced fracture of fifth cervical vertebra
S12.491A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S12.491B …… initial encounter for open fracture
S12.491D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S12.491G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing

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