2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S44.11XS

Injury of median nerve at upper arm level, right arm, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S44.11XS is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Injury of median nrv at upper arm level, right arm, sequela
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S44.11XS became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S44.11XS - other international versions of ICD-10 S44.11XS may differ.
The following code(s) above S44.11XS 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 S44.11XS:
  • 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
  • S40-S49
    2019 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 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
  • S44.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S44.1

    Injury of median nerve at upper arm level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Injury of median 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.
  • S44.11XS is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S44.11XS is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 091 Other disorders of nervous system with mcc
  • 092 Other disorders of nervous system with cc
  • 093 Other disorders of nervous system without cc/mcc

Convert S44.11XS 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 S44.11XS
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
S44.12 Injury of median nerve at upper arm level, left arm
S44.12XA …… initial encounter
S44.12XD …… subsequent encounter
S44.12XS …… sequela
S44.2 Injury of radial nerve at upper arm level
S44.20 Injury of radial nerve at upper arm level, unspecified arm
S44.20XA …… initial encounter
S44.20XD …… subsequent encounter
S44.20XS …… sequela
S44.21 Injury of radial nerve at upper arm level, right arm

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