2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S59.912

Unspecified injury of left forearm

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S59.912 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S59.912 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S59.912 - other international versions of ICD-10 S59.912 may differ.
The following code(s) above S59.912 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 S59.912:
  • 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
  • S59
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S59

    Other and unspecified injuries of elbow and forearm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 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
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 S59.912
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
S59.919 Unspecified injury of unspecified forearm
S59.919A …… initial encounter
S59.919D …… subsequent encounter
S59.919S …… sequela
S60 Superficial injury of wrist, hand and fingers
S60.0 Contusion of finger without damage to nail
S60.00 Contusion of unspecified finger without damage to nail

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