2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S55.201

Unspecified injury of vein at forearm level, right arm

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S55.201 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S55.201 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S55.201 - other international versions of ICD-10 S55.201 may differ.
The following code(s) above S55.201 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 S55.201:
  • 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
  • S55
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S55

    Injury of blood vessels at forearm level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S51.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • injury of blood vessels at wrist and hand level (S65.-)
    • injury of brachial vessels (S45.1-S45.2)
    Injury of blood vessels at forearm level
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 S55.201
S55.192 Other specified injury of radial artery at forearm level, left arm
S55.192A …… initial encounter
S55.192D …… subsequent encounter
S55.192S …… sequela
S55.199 Other specified injury of radial artery at forearm level, unspecified arm
S55.199A …… initial encounter
S55.199D …… subsequent encounter
S55.199S …… sequela
S55.2 Injury of vein at forearm level
S55.20 Unspecified injury of vein at forearm level
S55.201 Unspecified injury of vein at forearm level, right arm
S55.201A …… initial encounter
S55.201D …… subsequent encounter
S55.201S …… sequela
S55.202 Unspecified injury of vein at forearm level, left arm
S55.202A …… initial encounter
S55.202D …… subsequent encounter
S55.202S …… sequela
S55.209 Unspecified injury of vein at forearm level, unspecified arm
S55.209A …… initial encounter
S55.209D …… subsequent encounter

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