2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S64.21XD

Injury of radial nerve at wrist and hand level of right arm, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S64.21XD is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Injury of radial nerve at wrs/hnd lv of right arm, subs
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S64.21XD became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S64.21XD - other international versions of ICD-10 S64.21XD may differ.
The following code(s) above S64.21XD 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 S64.21XD:
  • 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
  • S64
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S64

    Injury of nerves at wrist and hand level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S61.-)
    Injury of nerves at wrist and hand level
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.
  • S64.21XD is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S64.21XD is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S64.21XD 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 S64.21XD
S64.12XA …… initial encounter
S64.12XD …… subsequent encounter
S64.12XS …… sequela
S64.2 Injury of radial nerve at wrist and hand level
S64.20 Injury of radial nerve at wrist and hand level of unspecified arm
S64.20XA …… initial encounter
S64.20XD …… subsequent encounter
S64.20XS …… sequela
S64.21 Injury of radial nerve at wrist and hand level of right arm
S64.21XA …… initial encounter
S64.21XD …… subsequent encounter
S64.21XS …… sequela
S64.22 Injury of radial nerve at wrist and hand level of left arm
S64.22XA …… initial encounter
S64.22XD …… subsequent encounter
S64.22XS …… sequela
S64.3 Injury of digital nerve of thumb
S64.30 Injury of digital nerve of unspecified thumb
S64.30XA …… initial encounter
S64.30XD …… subsequent encounter
S64.30XS …… sequela

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