2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S32.040B

Wedge compression fracture of fourth lumbar vertebra, initial encounter for open fracture

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • S32.040B is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Wedge comprsn fx fourth lum vertebra, init for opn fx
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S32.040B became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S32.040B - other international versions of ICD-10 S32.040B may differ.
The following code(s) above S32.040B 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 S32.040B:
  • 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
  • S30-S39
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S30-S39

    Injuries to the abdomen, lower back, lumbar spine, pelvis and external genitals

    Includes
    • injuries to the abdominal wall
    • injuries to the anus
    • injuries to the buttock
    • injuries to the external genitalia
    • injuries to the flank
    • injuries to the groin
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • effects of foreign body in anus and rectum (T18.5)
    • effects of foreign body in genitourinary tract (T19.-)
    • effects of foreign body in stomach, small intestine and colon (T18.2-T18.4)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the abdomen, lower back, lumbar spine, pelvis and external genitals
  • S32
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S32

    Fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • any associated spinal cord and spinal nerve injury (S34.-)
    Includes
    • fracture of lumbosacral neural arch
    • fracture of lumbosacral spinous process
    • fracture of lumbosacral transverse process
    • fracture of lumbosacral vertebra
    • fracture of lumbosacral vertebral arch
    Note
    • A fracture not indicated as displaced or nondisplaced should be coded to displaced
    • A fracture not indicated as opened or closed should be coded to closed
    Type 1 Excludes
    • transection of abdomen (S38.3)
    Type 2 Excludes
    Fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis
  • S32.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S32.0

    Fracture of lumbar vertebra

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fracture of lumbar spine NOS
    Fracture of lumbar vertebra
ICD-10-CM S32.040B is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 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 S32.040B 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S32.040B
S32.039 Unspecified fracture of third lumbar vertebra
S32.039A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S32.039B …… initial encounter for open fracture
S32.039D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S32.039G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S32.039K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S32.039S …… sequela
S32.04 Fracture of fourth lumbar vertebra
S32.040 Wedge compression fracture of fourth lumbar vertebra
S32.040A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S32.040B …… initial encounter for open fracture
S32.040D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S32.040G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S32.040K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S32.040S …… sequela
S32.041 Stable burst fracture of fourth lumbar vertebra
S32.041A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S32.041B …… initial encounter for open fracture
S32.041D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S32.041G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S32.041K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion

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