2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S63.003A

Unspecified subluxation of unspecified wrist and hand, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • S63.003A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Unsp subluxation of unspecified wrist and hand, init encntr
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S63.003A became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S63.003A - other international versions of ICD-10 S63.003A may differ.
The following code(s) above S63.003A 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 S63.003A:
  • 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
  • S63
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S63

    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments at wrist and hand level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound
    Includes
    • avulsion of joint or ligament at wrist and hand level
    • laceration of cartilage, joint or ligament at wrist and hand level
    • sprain of cartilage, joint or ligament at wrist and hand level
    • traumatic hemarthrosis of joint or ligament at wrist and hand level
    • traumatic rupture of joint or ligament at wrist and hand level
    • traumatic subluxation of joint or ligament at wrist and hand level
    • traumatic tear of joint or ligament at wrist and hand level
    Type 2 Excludes
    • strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of wrist and hand (S66.-)
    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments at wrist and hand level
  • S63.00
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S63.00

    Unspecified subluxation and dislocation of wrist and hand

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Dislocation of carpal bone NOS
    • Dislocation of distal end of radius NOS
    • Subluxation of carpal bone NOS
    • Subluxation of distal end of radius NOS
    Unspecified subluxation and dislocation of wrist and hand
ICD-10-CM S63.003A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 562 Fracture, sprain, strain and dislocation except femur, hip, pelvis and thigh with mcc
  • 563 Fracture, sprain, strain and dislocation except femur, hip, pelvis and thigh without mcc
  • 955 Craniotomy for multiple significant trauma
  • 956 Limb reattachment, hip and femur procedures for multiple significant trauma
  • 957 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 958 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 959 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S63.003A 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 S63.003A
S63.00 Unspecified subluxation and dislocation of wrist and hand
S63.001 Unspecified subluxation of right wrist and hand
S63.001A …… initial encounter
S63.001D …… subsequent encounter
S63.001S …… sequela
S63.002 Unspecified subluxation of left wrist and hand
S63.002A …… initial encounter
S63.002D …… subsequent encounter
S63.002S …… sequela
S63.003 Unspecified subluxation of unspecified wrist and hand
S63.003A …… initial encounter
S63.003D …… subsequent encounter
S63.003S …… sequela
S63.004 Unspecified dislocation of right wrist and hand
S63.004A …… initial encounter
S63.004D …… subsequent encounter
S63.004S …… sequela
S63.005 Unspecified dislocation of left wrist and hand
S63.005A …… initial encounter
S63.005D …… subsequent encounter
S63.005S …… sequela

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