2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S63.279D

Dislocation of unspecified interphalangeal joint of unspecified finger, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S63.279D is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Dislocation of unsp interphaln joint of unsp finger, subs
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S63.279D became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S63.279D - other international versions of ICD-10 S63.279D may differ.
The following code(s) above S63.279D 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 S63.279D:
  • 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
  • S63
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S63

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

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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
  • S63.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S63.2

    Subluxation and dislocation of other finger(s)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • subluxation and dislocation of thumb (S63.1-)
    Subluxation and dislocation of other finger(s)
  • S63.279
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S63.279

    Dislocation of unspecified interphalangeal joint of unspecified finger

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Dislocation of unspecified interphalangeal joint of unspecified finger without specified laterality
    Dislocation of unspecified interphalangeal joint of unspecified finger
Present On Admission
POA Help
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • S63.279D is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S63.279D is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S63.279D 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S63.279D
S63.277 Dislocation of unspecified interphalangeal joint of left little finger
S63.277A …… initial encounter
S63.277D …… subsequent encounter
S63.277S …… sequela
S63.278 Dislocation of unspecified interphalangeal joint of other finger
S63.278A …… initial encounter
S63.278D …… subsequent encounter
S63.278S …… sequela
S63.279 Dislocation of unspecified interphalangeal joint of unspecified finger
S63.279A …… initial encounter
S63.279D …… subsequent encounter
S63.279S …… sequela
S63.28 Dislocation of proximal interphalangeal joint of finger
S63.280 Dislocation of proximal interphalangeal joint of right index finger
S63.280A …… initial encounter
S63.280D …… subsequent encounter
S63.280S …… sequela
S63.281 Dislocation of proximal interphalangeal joint of left index finger
S63.281A …… initial encounter
S63.281D …… subsequent encounter
S63.281S …… sequela

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