2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S49.142

Salter-Harris Type IV physeal fracture of lower end of humerus, left arm

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S49.142 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Sltr-haris Type IV physeal fx lower end of humerus, left arm
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S49.142 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S49.142 - other international versions of ICD-10 S49.142 may differ.
The following code(s) above S49.142 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 S49.142:
  • 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
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 S49.142
S49.139P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S49.139S …… sequela
S49.14 Salter-Harris Type IV physeal fracture of lower end of humerus
S49.141 Salter-Harris Type IV physeal fracture of lower end of humerus, right arm
S49.141A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S49.141D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S49.141G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S49.141K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S49.141P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S49.141S …… sequela
S49.142 Salter-Harris Type IV physeal fracture of lower end of humerus, left arm
S49.142A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S49.142D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S49.142G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S49.142K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S49.142P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S49.142S …… sequela
S49.149 Salter-Harris Type IV physeal fracture of lower end of humerus, unspecified arm
S49.149A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S49.149D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S49.149G …… 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.