2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S46.821A

Laceration of other muscles, fascia and tendons at shoulder and upper arm level, right arm, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • S46.821A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Lacerat musc/fasc/tend at shldr/up arm, right arm, init
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S46.821A became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S46.821A - other international versions of ICD-10 S46.821A may differ.
The following code(s) above S46.821A 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 S46.821A:
  • 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
  • S46
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S46

    Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon 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 muscle, fascia and tendon at elbow (S56.-)
    • sprain of joints and ligaments of shoulder girdle (S43.9)
    Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at shoulder and upper arm level
ICD-10-CM S46.821A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 564 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with mcc
  • 565 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with cc
  • 566 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses without cc/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 S46.821A 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 S46.821A
S46.812 Strain of other muscles, fascia and tendons at shoulder and upper arm level, left arm
S46.812A …… initial encounter
S46.812D …… subsequent encounter
S46.812S …… sequela
S46.819 Strain of other muscles, fascia and tendons at shoulder and upper arm level, unspecified arm
S46.819A …… initial encounter
S46.819D …… subsequent encounter
S46.819S …… sequela
S46.82 Laceration of other muscles, fascia and tendons at shoulder and upper arm level
S46.821 Laceration of other muscles, fascia and tendons at shoulder and upper arm level, right arm
S46.821A …… initial encounter
S46.821D …… subsequent encounter
S46.821S …… sequela
S46.822 Laceration of other muscles, fascia and tendons at shoulder and upper arm level, left arm
S46.822A …… initial encounter
S46.822D …… subsequent encounter
S46.822S …… sequela
S46.829 Laceration of other muscles, fascia and tendons at shoulder and upper arm level, unspecified arm
S46.829A …… initial encounter
S46.829D …… subsequent encounter
S46.829S …… sequela

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