2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.2

Open wound of other finger without damage to nail

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S61.2 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 S61.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S61.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 S61.2 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 S61.2. 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 wound of finger involving nail (matrix) (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.3

    Open wound of other finger with damage to nail

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S61.3-
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (S61.2) and the excluded code together.
  • open wound of thumb without damage to nail (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.0

    Open wound of thumb without damage to nail

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open wound of thumb with damage to nail (S61.1-)
    S61.0-
    )
The following code(s) above S61.2 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 S61.2:
  • 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
  • S61
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61

    Open wound of wrist, hand and fingers

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S61.2
S61.151D …… subsequent encounter
S61.151S …… sequela
S61.152 Open bite of left thumb with damage to nail
S61.152A …… initial encounter
S61.152D …… subsequent encounter
S61.152S …… sequela
S61.159 Open bite of unspecified thumb with damage to nail
S61.159A …… initial encounter
S61.159D …… subsequent encounter
S61.159S …… sequela
S61.2 Open wound of other finger without damage to nail
S61.20 Unspecified open wound of other finger without damage to nail
S61.200 Unspecified open wound of right index finger without damage to nail
S61.200A …… initial encounter
S61.200D …… subsequent encounter
S61.200S …… sequela
S61.201 Unspecified open wound of left index finger without damage to nail
S61.201A …… initial encounter
S61.201D …… subsequent encounter
S61.201S …… sequela
S61.202 Unspecified open wound of right middle finger without damage to nail

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