2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S63.501A

Unspecified sprain of right wrist, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • S63.501A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S63.501A became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S63.501A - other international versions of ICD-10 S63.501A may differ.
The following code(s) above S63.501A 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 S63.501A:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Right wrist sprain
  • Sprain of right wrist
ICD-10-CM S63.501A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 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 S63.501A 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 S63.501A
S63.498A …… initial encounter
S63.498D …… subsequent encounter
S63.498S …… sequela
S63.499 Traumatic rupture of other ligament of unspecified finger at metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joint
S63.499A …… initial encounter
S63.499D …… subsequent encounter
S63.499S …… sequela
S63.5 Other and unspecified sprain of wrist
S63.50 Unspecified sprain of wrist
S63.501 Unspecified sprain of right wrist
S63.501A …… initial encounter
S63.501D …… subsequent encounter
S63.501S …… sequela
S63.502 Unspecified sprain of left wrist
S63.502A …… initial encounter
S63.502D …… subsequent encounter
S63.502S …… sequela
S63.509 Unspecified sprain of unspecified wrist
S63.509A …… initial encounter
S63.509D …… subsequent encounter
S63.509S …… sequela

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