2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S60.879D

Other superficial bite of unspecified wrist, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S60.879D 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 wrist, subs encntr
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S60.879D became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S60.879D - other international versions of ICD-10 S60.879D may differ.
The following code(s) above S60.879D 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 S60.879D:
  • 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
  • S60.87
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S60.87

    Other superficial bite of wrist

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Other superficial bite of wrist
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.
  • S60.879D is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S60.879D is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S60.879D 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 S60.879D
S60.871 Other superficial bite of right wrist
S60.871A …… initial encounter
S60.871D …… subsequent encounter
S60.871S …… sequela
S60.872 Other superficial bite of left wrist
S60.872A …… initial encounter
S60.872D …… subsequent encounter
S60.872S …… sequela
S60.879 Other superficial bite of unspecified wrist
S60.879A …… initial encounter
S60.879D …… subsequent encounter
S60.879S …… sequela
S60.9 Unspecified superficial injury of wrist, hand and fingers
S60.91 Unspecified superficial injury of wrist
S60.911 Unspecified superficial injury of right wrist
S60.911A …… initial encounter
S60.911D …… subsequent encounter
S60.911S …… sequela
S60.912 Unspecified superficial injury of left wrist
S60.912A …… initial encounter
S60.912D …… subsequent encounter

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