2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S59.909D

Unspecified injury of unspecified elbow, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S59.909D is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Unspecified injury of unspecified elbow, subs encntr
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S59.909D became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S59.909D - other international versions of ICD-10 S59.909D may differ.
The following code(s) above S59.909D 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 S59.909D:
  • S00-T88
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    • 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.
  • S59.909D is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S59.909D is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S59.909D 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 S59.909D
S59.901 Unspecified injury of right elbow
S59.901A …… initial encounter
S59.901D …… subsequent encounter
S59.901S …… sequela
S59.902 Unspecified injury of left elbow
S59.902A …… initial encounter
S59.902D …… subsequent encounter
S59.902S …… sequela
S59.909 Unspecified injury of unspecified elbow
S59.909A …… initial encounter
S59.909D …… subsequent encounter
S59.909S …… sequela
S59.91 Unspecified injury of forearm
S59.911 Unspecified injury of right forearm
S59.911A …… initial encounter
S59.911D …… subsequent encounter
S59.911S …… sequela
S59.912 Unspecified injury of left forearm
S59.912A …… initial encounter
S59.912D …… subsequent encounter
S59.912S …… sequela

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