2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S56.121D

Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of right index finger at forearm level, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S56.121D is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Lacerat flexor musc/fasc/tend r idx fngr at forarm lv, subs
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S56.121D became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S56.121D - other international versions of ICD-10 S56.121D may differ.
The following code(s) above S56.121D 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 S56.121D:
  • 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
  • S56
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S56

    Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon 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 muscle, fascia and tendon at or below wrist (S66.-)
    • sprain of joints and ligaments of elbow (S53.4-)
    Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon 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.
  • S56.121D is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S56.121D is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S56.121D 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 S56.121D
S56.118A …… initial encounter
S56.118D …… subsequent encounter
S56.118S …… sequela
S56.119 Strain of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of finger of unspecified finger at forearm level
S56.119A …… initial encounter
S56.119D …… subsequent encounter
S56.119S …… sequela
S56.12 Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of other and unspecified finger at forearm level
S56.121 Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of right index finger at forearm level
S56.121A …… initial encounter
S56.121D …… subsequent encounter
S56.121S …… sequela
S56.122 Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of left index finger at forearm level
S56.122A …… initial encounter
S56.122D …… subsequent encounter
S56.122S …… sequela
S56.123 Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of right middle finger at forearm level
S56.123A …… initial encounter
S56.123D …… subsequent encounter
S56.123S …… sequela
S56.124 Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of left middle finger at forearm level

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