2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.00

Unspecified open wound of thumb without damage to nail

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S61.00 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 S61.00 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S61.00 - other international versions of ICD-10 S61.00 may differ.
The following code(s) above S61.00 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 S61.00:
  • 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
  • S61
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61

    Open wound of wrist, hand and fingers

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated wound infection
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open fracture of wrist, hand and finger (S62.- with 7th character B)
    • traumatic amputation of wrist and hand (S68.-)
    Open wound of wrist, hand and fingers
  • S61.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.0

    Open wound of thumb without damage to nail

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open wound of thumb with damage to nail (S61.1-)
    Open wound of thumb without damage to nail
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 S61.00
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
S61.002 Unspecified open wound of left thumb without damage to nail
S61.002A …… initial encounter
S61.002D …… subsequent encounter
S61.002S …… sequela
S61.009 Unspecified open wound of unspecified thumb without damage to nail
S61.009A …… initial encounter

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