2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S64.40XA

Injury of digital nerve of unspecified finger, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • S64.40XA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Injury of digital nerve of unspecified finger, init encntr
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S64.40XA became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S64.40XA - other international versions of ICD-10 S64.40XA may differ.
The following code(s) above S64.40XA 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 S64.40XA:
  • 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
  • S64
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S64

    Injury of nerves at wrist and hand level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S61.-)
    Injury of nerves at wrist and hand level
Approximate Synonyms
  • Digital nerve injury, left finger
  • Digital nerve injury, right finger
  • Injury of digital nerve of left finger
  • Injury of digital nerve of right finger
  • Injury to digital nerve
  • Traumatic injury of digital nerve of hand
ICD-10-CM S64.40XA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 073 Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders with mcc
  • 074 Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders without mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S64.40XA 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 S64.40XA
S64.31 Injury of digital nerve of right thumb
S64.31XA …… initial encounter
S64.31XD …… subsequent encounter
S64.31XS …… sequela
S64.32 Injury of digital nerve of left thumb
S64.32XA …… initial encounter
S64.32XD …… subsequent encounter
S64.32XS …… sequela
S64.4 Injury of digital nerve of other and unspecified finger
S64.40 Injury of digital nerve of unspecified finger
S64.40XA …… initial encounter
S64.40XD …… subsequent encounter
S64.40XS …… sequela
S64.49 Injury of digital nerve of other finger
S64.490 Injury of digital nerve of right index finger
S64.490A …… initial encounter
S64.490D …… subsequent encounter
S64.490S …… sequela
S64.491 Injury of digital nerve of left index finger
S64.491A …… initial encounter
S64.491D …… subsequent encounter

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