2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S14.109

Unspecified injury at unspecified level of cervical spinal cord

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S14.109 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Unsp injury at unspecified level of cervical spinal cord
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S14.109 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S14.109 - other international versions of ICD-10 S14.109 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Injury of cervical spinal cord NOS
The following code(s) above S14.109 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 S14.109:
  • 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
  • S14
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S14

    Injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    Note
    • Code to highest level of cervical cord injury
    Injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S14.109:
  • Injury T14.90
    - see also specified injury type
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.90

    Injury, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 - Deleted Code 2018 - New Code 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Injury NOS

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S14.109
S14.106D …… subsequent encounter
S14.106S …… sequela
S14.107 Unspecified injury at C7 level of cervical spinal cord
S14.107A …… initial encounter
S14.107D …… subsequent encounter
S14.107S …… sequela
S14.108 Unspecified injury at C8 level of cervical spinal cord
S14.108A …… initial encounter
S14.108D …… subsequent encounter
S14.108S …… sequela
S14.109 Unspecified injury at unspecified level of cervical spinal cord
S14.109A …… initial encounter
S14.109D …… subsequent encounter
S14.109S …… sequela
S14.11 Complete lesion of cervical spinal cord
S14.111 Complete lesion at C1 level of cervical spinal cord
S14.111A …… initial encounter
S14.111D …… subsequent encounter
S14.111S …… sequela
S14.112 Complete lesion at C2 level of cervical spinal cord
S14.112A …… initial encounter

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