2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S60.37

Other superficial bite of thumb

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S60.37 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S60.37 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S60.37 - other international versions of ICD-10 S60.37 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as S60.37. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • open bite of thumb (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.05

    Open bite of thumb without damage to nail

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bite of thumb NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    S61.05-
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.15

    Open bite of thumb with damage to nail

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bite of thumb with damage to nail NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    S61.15-
    )
The following code(s) above S60.37 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 S60.37:
  • 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
  • S60-S69
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S60-S69

    Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers
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
Code annotations containing back-references to S60.37:
  • Type 1 Excludes: S61.05
    , S61.15
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.05

    Open bite of thumb without damage to nail

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bite of thumb NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.15

    Open bite of thumb with damage to nail

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bite of thumb with damage to nail NOS
    Type 1 Excludes

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S60.37:
  • Bite(s) (animal) (human)
    • thumb S61.05-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.05-

      Open bite of thumb without damage to nail

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Bite of thumb NOS
      Type 1 Excludes

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S60.37
S60.361D …… subsequent encounter
S60.361S …… sequela
S60.362 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of left thumb
S60.362A …… initial encounter
S60.362D …… subsequent encounter
S60.362S …… sequela
S60.369 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified thumb
S60.369A …… initial encounter
S60.369D …… subsequent encounter
S60.369S …… sequela
S60.37 Other superficial bite of thumb
S60.371 Other superficial bite of right thumb
S60.371A …… initial encounter
S60.371D …… subsequent encounter
S60.371S …… sequela
S60.372 Other superficial bite of left thumb
S60.372A …… initial encounter
S60.372D …… subsequent encounter
S60.372S …… sequela
S60.379 Other superficial bite of unspecified thumb
S60.379A …… initial encounter

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