2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S48.121A

Partial traumatic amputation at level between right shoulder and elbow, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • S48.121A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Partial traum amp at level betw r shoulder and elbow, init
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S48.121A became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S48.121A - other international versions of ICD-10 S48.121A may differ.
The following code(s) above S48.121A 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 S48.121A:
  • S00-T88
    2021 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
    2021 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
  • S48
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S48

    Traumatic amputation of shoulder and upper arm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • An amputation not identified as partial or complete should be coded to complete
    Type 1 Excludes
    • traumatic amputation at elbow level (S58.0)
    Traumatic amputation of shoulder and upper arm
Approximate Synonyms
  • Partial traumatic right arm amputation
  • Partial traumatic right arm amputation, between shoulder and elbow
ICD-10-CM S48.121A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 913 Traumatic injury with mcc
  • 914 Traumatic injury without mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S48.121A 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S48.121A
S48.112 Complete traumatic amputation at level between left shoulder and elbow
S48.112A …… initial encounter
S48.112D …… subsequent encounter
S48.112S …… sequela
S48.119 Complete traumatic amputation at level between unspecified shoulder and elbow
S48.119A …… initial encounter
S48.119D …… subsequent encounter
S48.119S …… sequela
S48.12 Partial traumatic amputation at level between shoulder and elbow
S48.121 Partial traumatic amputation at level between right shoulder and elbow
S48.121A …… initial encounter
S48.121D …… subsequent encounter
S48.121S …… sequela
S48.122 Partial traumatic amputation at level between left shoulder and elbow
S48.122A …… initial encounter
S48.122D …… subsequent encounter
S48.122S …… sequela
S48.129 Partial traumatic amputation at level between unspecified shoulder and elbow
S48.129A …… initial encounter
S48.129D …… subsequent encounter
S48.129S …… sequela

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