2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S60.379A

Other superficial bite of unspecified thumb, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • S60.379A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Other superficial bite of unspecified thumb, init encntr
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S60.379A became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S60.379A - other international versions of ICD-10 S60.379A may differ.
The following code(s) above S60.379A 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 S60.379A:
  • 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
  • S60-S69
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S60-S69

    Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers
  • S60.37
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S60.37

    Other superficial bite of thumb

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Other superficial bite of thumb
ICD-10-CM S60.379A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 604 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast with mcc
  • 605 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast without mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S60.379A 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 S60.379A
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
S60.379D …… subsequent encounter
S60.379S …… sequela
S60.39 Other superficial injuries of thumb
S60.391 Other superficial injuries of right thumb
S60.391A …… initial encounter
S60.391D …… subsequent encounter
S60.391S …… sequela
S60.392 Other superficial injuries of left thumb
S60.392A …… initial encounter
S60.392D …… subsequent encounter

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