2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S40.872D

Other superficial bite of left upper arm, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S40.872D is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Other superficial bite of left upper arm, subs encntr
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S40.872D became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S40.872D - other international versions of ICD-10 S40.872D may differ.
The following code(s) above S40.872D 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 S40.872D:
  • 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
  • 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-)
    Other superficial bite of upper arm
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.
  • S40.872D is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S40.872D is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S40.872D 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 S40.872D
S40.869A …… initial encounter
S40.869D …… subsequent encounter
S40.869S …… sequela
S40.87 Other superficial bite of upper arm
S40.871 Other superficial bite of right upper arm
S40.871A …… initial encounter
S40.871D …… subsequent encounter
S40.871S …… sequela
S40.872 Other superficial bite of left upper arm
S40.872A …… initial encounter
S40.872D …… subsequent encounter
S40.872S …… sequela
S40.879 Other superficial bite of unspecified upper arm
S40.879A …… initial encounter
S40.879D …… subsequent encounter
S40.879S …… sequela
S40.9 Unspecified superficial injury of shoulder and upper arm
S40.91 Unspecified superficial injury of shoulder
S40.911 Unspecified superficial injury of right shoulder
S40.911A …… initial encounter
S40.911D …… subsequent encounter

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