2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S55.209D

Unspecified injury of vein at forearm level, unspecified arm, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S55.209D is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Unsp injury of vein at forearm level, unsp arm, subs encntr
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S55.209D became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S55.209D - other international versions of ICD-10 S55.209D may differ.
The following code(s) above S55.209D 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 S55.209D:
  • 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
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.
  • S55.209D is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S55.209D is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S55.209D 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 S55.209D
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
S55.209S …… sequela
S55.21 Laceration of vein at forearm level
S55.211 Laceration of vein at forearm level, right arm
S55.211A …… initial encounter
S55.211D …… subsequent encounter
S55.211S …… sequela
S55.212 Laceration of vein at forearm level, left arm
S55.212A …… initial encounter
S55.212D …… subsequent encounter
S55.212S …… sequela

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