2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S44.02XD

Injury of ulnar nerve at upper arm level, left arm, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S44.02XD is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Injury of ulnar nerve at upper arm level, left arm, subs
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S44.02XD became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S44.02XD - other international versions of ICD-10 S44.02XD may differ.
The following code(s) above S44.02XD 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 S44.02XD:
  • 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
  • S44
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S44

    Injury of nerves at shoulder and upper arm level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S41.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • injury of brachial plexus (S14.3-)
    Injury of nerves at shoulder and upper arm level
  • S44.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S44.0

    Injury of ulnar nerve at upper arm level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Injury of ulnar nerve at upper arm level
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.
  • S44.02XD is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S44.02XD is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S44.02XD 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 S44.02XD
S44.00 Injury of ulnar nerve at upper arm level, unspecified arm
S44.00XA …… initial encounter
S44.00XD …… subsequent encounter
S44.00XS …… sequela
S44.01 Injury of ulnar nerve at upper arm level, right arm
S44.01XA …… initial encounter
S44.01XD …… subsequent encounter
S44.01XS …… sequela
S44.02 Injury of ulnar nerve at upper arm level, left arm
S44.02XA …… initial encounter
S44.02XD …… subsequent encounter
S44.02XS …… sequela
S44.1 Injury of median nerve at upper arm level
S44.10 Injury of median nerve at upper arm level, unspecified arm
S44.10XA …… initial encounter
S44.10XD …… subsequent encounter
S44.10XS …… sequela
S44.11 Injury of median nerve at upper arm level, right arm
S44.11XA …… initial encounter
S44.11XD …… subsequent encounter
S44.11XS …… sequela

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