2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S56.427D

Laceration of extensor muscle, fascia and tendon of right little finger at forearm level, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S56.427D is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Lacerat extn musc/fasc/tend r little fngr at forarm lv, subs
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S56.427D became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S56.427D - other international versions of ICD-10 S56.427D may differ.
The following code(s) above S56.427D 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 S56.427D:
  • S00-T88
    2021 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
    2021 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 2021 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.
  • S56.427D is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S56.427D is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S56.427D 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S56.427D
S56.425 Laceration of extensor muscle, fascia and tendon of right ring finger at forearm level
S56.425A …… initial encounter
S56.425D …… subsequent encounter
S56.425S …… sequela
S56.426 Laceration of extensor muscle, fascia and tendon of left ring finger at forearm level
S56.426A …… initial encounter
S56.426D …… subsequent encounter
S56.426S …… sequela
S56.427 Laceration of extensor muscle, fascia and tendon of right little finger at forearm level
S56.427A …… initial encounter
S56.427D …… subsequent encounter
S56.427S …… sequela
S56.428 Laceration of extensor muscle, fascia and tendon of left little finger at forearm level
S56.428A …… initial encounter
S56.428D …… subsequent encounter
S56.428S …… sequela
S56.429 Laceration of extensor muscle, fascia and tendon of unspecified finger at forearm level
S56.429A …… initial encounter
S56.429D …… subsequent encounter
S56.429S …… sequela
S56.49 Other injury of extensor muscle, fascia and tendon of other and unspecified 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.