2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S15.101D

Unspecified injury of right vertebral artery, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S15.101D is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Unspecified injury of right vertebral artery, subs encntr
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S15.101D became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S15.101D - other international versions of ICD-10 S15.101D may differ.
The following code(s) above S15.101D 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 S15.101D:
  • S00-T88
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    • 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
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S10-S19

    Injuries to the neck

    • 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
  • S15
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S15

    Injury of blood vessels at neck level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S11.-)
    Injury of blood vessels at neck level
Present On Admission
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"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.
  • S15.101D is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S15.101D is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S15.101D 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S15.101D
S15.092D …… subsequent encounter
S15.092S …… sequela
S15.099 Other specified injury of unspecified carotid artery
S15.099A …… initial encounter
S15.099D …… subsequent encounter
S15.099S …… sequela
S15.1 Injury of vertebral artery
S15.10 Unspecified injury of vertebral artery
S15.101 Unspecified injury of right vertebral artery
S15.101A …… initial encounter
S15.101D …… subsequent encounter
S15.101S …… sequela
S15.102 Unspecified injury of left vertebral artery
S15.102A …… initial encounter
S15.102D …… subsequent encounter
S15.102S …… sequela
S15.109 Unspecified injury of unspecified vertebral artery
S15.109A …… initial encounter
S15.109D …… subsequent encounter
S15.109S …… sequela
S15.11 Minor laceration of vertebral artery

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