2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S49.039A

Salter-Harris Type III physeal fracture of upper end of humerus, unspecified arm, initial encounter for closed fracture

    2016 2017 - Revised Code 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • S49.039A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Sltr-haris Type III physl fx upper end humer, unsp arm, init
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S49.039A became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S49.039A - other international versions of ICD-10 S49.039A may differ.
The following code(s) above S49.039A 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 S49.039A:
  • 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
ICD-10-CM S49.039A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 562 Fracture, sprain, strain and dislocation except femur, hip, pelvis and thigh with mcc
  • 563 Fracture, sprain, strain and dislocation except femur, hip, pelvis and thigh without 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 S49.039A 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): Revised code
    • New description: Salter-Harris Type III physeal fracture of upper end of humerus, unspecified arm, initial encounter for closed fracture
    • 2016 description: Salter Harris Type III physeal fracture of upper end of humerus, unspecified arm, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • 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 S49.039A
S49.031P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S49.031S …… sequela
S49.032 Salter-Harris Type III physeal fracture of upper end of humerus, left arm
S49.032A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S49.032D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S49.032G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S49.032K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S49.032P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S49.032S …… sequela
S49.039 Salter-Harris Type III physeal fracture of upper end of humerus, unspecified arm
S49.039A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S49.039D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S49.039G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S49.039K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S49.039P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S49.039S …… sequela
S49.04 Salter-Harris Type IV physeal fracture of upper end of humerus
S49.041 Salter-Harris Type IV physeal fracture of upper end of humerus, right arm
S49.041A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S49.041D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S49.041G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing

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