2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S40.27

Other superficial bite of shoulder

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S40.27 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 S40.27 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S40.27 - other international versions of ICD-10 S40.27 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as S40.27. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • open bite of shoulder (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S41.05

    Open bite of shoulder

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bite of shoulder NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • superficial bite of shoulder (S40.27)
    S41.05
    )
The following code(s) above S40.27 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 S40.27:
  • 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
  • S40-S49
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S40-S49

    Injuries to the shoulder and upper arm

    Includes
    • injuries of axilla
    • injuries of scapular region
    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the shoulder and upper arm
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
Code annotations containing back-references to S40.27:
  • Type 1 Excludes: S41.05
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S41.05

    Open bite of shoulder

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bite of shoulder NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • superficial bite of shoulder (S40.27)
  • Type 2 Excludes: S40.87
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S40.87

    Other superficial bite of upper arm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open bite of upper arm (S41.14)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • other superficial bite of shoulder (S40.27-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S40.27:
  • Bite(s) (animal) (human)
    • shoulder S41.05-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S41.05-

      Open bite of shoulder

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Bite of shoulder NOS
      Type 1 Excludes
      • superficial bite of shoulder (S40.27)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S40.27
S40.261D …… subsequent encounter
S40.261S …… sequela
S40.262 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of left shoulder
S40.262A …… initial encounter
S40.262D …… subsequent encounter
S40.262S …… sequela
S40.269 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified shoulder
S40.269A …… initial encounter
S40.269D …… subsequent encounter
S40.269S …… sequela
S40.27 Other superficial bite of shoulder
S40.271 Other superficial bite of right shoulder
S40.271A …… initial encounter
S40.271D …… subsequent encounter
S40.271S …… sequela
S40.272 Other superficial bite of left shoulder
S40.272A …… initial encounter
S40.272D …… subsequent encounter
S40.272S …… sequela
S40.279 Other superficial bite of unspecified shoulder
S40.279A …… initial encounter

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