2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S27.9XXS

Injury of unspecified intrathoracic organ, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S27.9XXS is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S27.9XXS became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S27.9XXS - other international versions of ICD-10 S27.9XXS may differ.
The following code(s) above S27.9XXS 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 S27.9XXS:
  • 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
  • S20-S29
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range S20-S29

    Injuries to the thorax

    Includes
    • injuries of breast
    • injuries of chest (wall)
    • injuries of interscapular area
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • effects of foreign body in bronchus (T17.5)
    • effects of foreign body in esophagus (T18.1)
    • effects of foreign body in lung (T17.8)
    • effects of foreign body in trachea (T17.4)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • injuries of axilla
    • injuries of clavicle
    • injuries of scapular region
    • injuries of shoulder
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the thorax
  • S27
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S27

    Injury of other and unspecified intrathoracic organs

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound of thorax (S21.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • injury of cervical esophagus (S10-S19)
    • injury of trachea (cervical) (S10-S19)
    Injury of other and unspecified intrathoracic organs
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.
  • S27.9XXS is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S27.9XXS is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 205 Other respiratory system diagnoses with mcc
  • 206 Other respiratory system diagnoses without mcc

Convert S27.9XXS 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 S27.9XXS
S27.898A …… initial encounter
S27.898D …… subsequent encounter
S27.898S …… sequela
S27.899 Unspecified injury of other specified intrathoracic organs
S27.899A …… initial encounter
S27.899D …… subsequent encounter
S27.899S …… sequela
S27.9 Injury of unspecified intrathoracic organ
S27.9XXA …… initial encounter
S27.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
S27.9XXS …… sequela
S28 Crushing injury of thorax, and traumatic amputation of part of thorax
S28.0 Crushed chest
S28.0XXA …… initial encounter
S28.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
S28.0XXS …… sequela
S28.1 Traumatic amputation (partial) of part of thorax, except breast
S28.1XXA …… initial encounter
S28.1XXD …… subsequent encounter
S28.1XXS …… sequela
S28.2 Traumatic amputation of breast

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