2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S60.949

Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified finger

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S60.949 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 S60.949 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S60.949 - other international versions of ICD-10 S60.949 may differ.
The following code(s) above S60.949 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 S60.949:
  • 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S60.949:
  • Injury T14.90
    - see also specified injury type
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.90

    Injury, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 - Converted to Parent Code 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Injury NOS
    • superficial NEC T14.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.8

      Other injury of unspecified body region

        2016 2017 2018 - Converted to Parent Code 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abrasion NOS
      • Contusion NOS
      • Crush injury NOS
      • Fracture NOS
      • Skin injury NOS
      • Vascular injury NOS
      • Wound NOS

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S60.949
S60.946D …… subsequent encounter
S60.946S …… sequela
S60.947 Unspecified superficial injury of left little finger
S60.947A …… initial encounter
S60.947D …… subsequent encounter
S60.947S …… sequela
S60.948 Unspecified superficial injury of other finger
S60.948A …… initial encounter
S60.948D …… subsequent encounter
S60.948S …… sequela
S60.949 Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified finger
S60.949A …… initial encounter
S60.949D …… subsequent encounter
S60.949S …… sequela
S61 Open wound of wrist, hand and fingers
S61.0 Open wound of thumb without damage to nail
S61.00 Unspecified open wound of thumb without damage to nail
S61.001 Unspecified open wound of right thumb without damage to nail
S61.001A …… initial encounter
S61.001D …… subsequent encounter
S61.001S …… sequela

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