2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.25

Open bite of finger without damage to nail

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S61.25 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 S61.25 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S61.25 - other international versions of ICD-10 S61.25 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Bite of finger without damage to nail NOS
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 S61.25. 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.
  • superficial bite of finger (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S60.46

    Insect bite (nonvenomous) of fingers

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S60.46-
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S60.47

    Other superficial bite of fingers

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    S60.47-
    )
The following code(s) above S61.25 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 S61.25:
  • 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
  • S61.2
    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
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open wound of finger involving nail (matrix) (S61.3-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • open wound of thumb without damage to nail (S61.0-)
    Open wound of other finger 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
Code annotations containing back-references to S61.25:
  • Type 1 Excludes: S60.47
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S60.47

    Other superficial bite of fingers

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S61.25:
  • Bite(s) (animal) (human)
    • finger(s) S61.259
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.259

      Open bite of unspecified finger without damage to nail

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S61.25
S61.247D …… subsequent encounter
S61.247S …… sequela
S61.248 Puncture wound with foreign body of other finger without damage to nail
S61.248A …… initial encounter
S61.248D …… subsequent encounter
S61.248S …… sequela
S61.249 Puncture wound with foreign body of unspecified finger without damage to nail
S61.249A …… initial encounter
S61.249D …… subsequent encounter
S61.249S …… sequela
S61.25 Open bite of finger without damage to nail
S61.250 Open bite of right index finger without damage to nail
S61.250A …… initial encounter
S61.250D …… subsequent encounter
S61.250S …… sequela
S61.251 Open bite of left index finger without damage to nail
S61.251A …… initial encounter
S61.251D …… subsequent encounter
S61.251S …… sequela
S61.252 Open bite of right middle finger without damage to nail
S61.252A …… initial encounter

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