2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S51.821D

Laceration with foreign body of right forearm, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S51.821D is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Laceration with foreign body of right forearm, subs encntr
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S51.821D became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S51.821D - other international versions of ICD-10 S51.821D may differ.
The following code(s) above S51.821D 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 S51.821D:
  • 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
  • S50-S59
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S50-S59

    Injuries to the elbow and forearm

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the elbow and forearm
  • S51
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S51

    Open wound of elbow and forearm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated wound infection
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open fracture of elbow and forearm (S52.- with open fracture 7th character)
    • traumatic amputation of elbow and forearm (S58.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • open wound of wrist and hand (S61.-)
    Open wound of elbow and forearm
  • S51.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S51.8

    Open wound of forearm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Open wound of forearm
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.
  • S51.821D is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S51.821D is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S51.821D 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 S51.821D
S51.812A …… initial encounter
S51.812D …… subsequent encounter
S51.812S …… sequela
S51.819 Laceration without foreign body of unspecified forearm
S51.819A …… initial encounter
S51.819D …… subsequent encounter
S51.819S …… sequela
S51.82 Laceration with foreign body of forearm
S51.821 Laceration with foreign body of right forearm
S51.821A …… initial encounter
S51.821D …… subsequent encounter
S51.821S …… sequela
S51.822 Laceration with foreign body of left forearm
S51.822A …… initial encounter
S51.822D …… subsequent encounter
S51.822S …… sequela
S51.829 Laceration with foreign body of unspecified forearm
S51.829A …… initial encounter
S51.829D …… subsequent encounter
S51.829S …… sequela
S51.83 Puncture wound without foreign body of forearm

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