2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S56.126S

Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of left ring finger at forearm level, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S56.126S 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 l rng fngr at forarm lv, sqla
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S56.126S became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S56.126S - other international versions of ICD-10 S56.126S may differ.
The following code(s) above S56.126S 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 S56.126S:
  • 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.
  • S56.126S is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S56.126S is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 604 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast with mcc
  • 605 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast without mcc

Convert S56.126S 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 S56.126S
S56.124A …… initial encounter
S56.124D …… subsequent encounter
S56.124S …… sequela
S56.125 Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of right ring finger at forearm level
S56.125A …… initial encounter
S56.125D …… subsequent encounter
S56.125S …… sequela
S56.126 Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of left ring finger at forearm level
S56.126A …… initial encounter
S56.126D …… subsequent encounter
S56.126S …… sequela
S56.127 Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of right little finger at forearm level
S56.127A …… initial encounter
S56.127D …… subsequent encounter
S56.127S …… sequela
S56.128 Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of left little finger at forearm level
S56.128A …… initial encounter
S56.128D …… subsequent encounter
S56.128S …… sequela
S56.129 Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of unspecified finger at forearm level
S56.129A …… initial encounter

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