2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S68.012S

Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputation of left thumb, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S68.012S is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Complete traumatic MCP amputation of left thumb, sequela
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S68.012S became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S68.012S - other international versions of ICD-10 S68.012S may differ.
The following code(s) above S68.012S 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 S68.012S:
  • S00-T88
    2019 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
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range S60-S69

    Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers
  • S68
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S68

    Traumatic amputation of wrist, hand and fingers

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • An amputation not identified as partial or complete should be coded to complete
    Traumatic amputation of wrist, hand and fingers
  • S68.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S68.0

    Traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputation of thumb

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Traumatic amputation of thumb NOS
    Traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputation of thumb
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.
  • S68.012S is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S68.012S is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 559 Aftercare, musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with mcc
  • 560 Aftercare, musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with cc
  • 561 Aftercare, musculoskeletal system and connective tissue without cc/mcc

Convert S68.012S 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S68.012S
S68 Traumatic amputation of wrist, hand and fingers
S68.0 Traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputation of thumb
S68.01 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputation of thumb
S68.011 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputation of right thumb
S68.011A …… initial encounter
S68.011D …… subsequent encounter
S68.011S …… sequela
S68.012 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputation of left thumb
S68.012A …… initial encounter
S68.012D …… subsequent encounter
S68.012S …… sequela
S68.019 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputation of unspecified thumb
S68.019A …… initial encounter
S68.019D …… subsequent encounter
S68.019S …… sequela
S68.02 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputation of thumb
S68.021 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputation of right thumb
S68.021A …… initial encounter
S68.021D …… subsequent encounter
S68.021S …… sequela
S68.022 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputation of left thumb

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