2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S59.231P

Salter-Harris Type III physeal fracture of lower end of radius, right arm, subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S59.231P is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Sltr-haris Type III physl fx low end rad, r arm, 7thP
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S59.231P became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S59.231P - other international versions of ICD-10 S59.231P may differ.
The following code(s) above S59.231P 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 S59.231P:
  • 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
  • S59
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S59

    Other and unspecified injuries of elbow and forearm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • other and unspecified injuries of wrist and hand (S69.-)
    Other and unspecified injuries of elbow and forearm
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.
  • S59.231P is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S59.231P is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 564 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with mcc
  • 565 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with cc
  • 566 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert S59.231P 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 S59.231P
S59.229G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S59.229K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S59.229P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S59.229S …… sequela
S59.23 Salter-Harris Type III physeal fracture of lower end of radius
S59.231 Salter-Harris Type III physeal fracture of lower end of radius, right arm
S59.231A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S59.231D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S59.231G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S59.231K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S59.231P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S59.231S …… sequela
S59.232 Salter-Harris Type III physeal fracture of lower end of radius, left arm
S59.232A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S59.232D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S59.232G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S59.232K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S59.232P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S59.232S …… sequela
S59.239 Salter-Harris Type III physeal fracture of lower end of radius, unspecified arm
S59.239A …… initial encounter for closed fracture

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