2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S15.219

Minor laceration of unspecified external jugular vein

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S15.219 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 S15.219 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S15.219 - other international versions of ICD-10 S15.219 may differ.
The following code(s) above S15.219 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 S15.219:
  • 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
  • S15
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S15

    Injury of blood vessels at neck level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S11.-)
    Injury of blood vessels at neck level
  • S15.21
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S15.21

    Minor laceration of external jugular vein

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Incomplete transection of external jugular vein
    • Laceration of external jugular vein NOS
    • Superficial laceration of external jugular vein
    Minor laceration of external jugular vein
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 S15.219
S15.209S …… sequela
S15.21 Minor laceration of external jugular vein
S15.211 Minor laceration of right external jugular vein
S15.211A …… initial encounter
S15.211D …… subsequent encounter
S15.211S …… sequela
S15.212 Minor laceration of left external jugular vein
S15.212A …… initial encounter
S15.212D …… subsequent encounter
S15.212S …… sequela
S15.219 Minor laceration of unspecified external jugular vein
S15.219A …… initial encounter
S15.219D …… subsequent encounter
S15.219S …… sequela
S15.22 Major laceration of external jugular vein
S15.221 Major laceration of right external jugular vein
S15.221A …… initial encounter
S15.221D …… subsequent encounter
S15.221S …… sequela
S15.222 Major laceration of left external jugular vein
S15.222A …… initial encounter

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