2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S68.42

Partial traumatic amputation of hand at wrist level

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S68.42 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S68.42 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S68.42 - other international versions of ICD-10 S68.42 may differ.
The following code(s) above S68.42 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 S68.42:
  • 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
  • S68.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S68.4

    Traumatic amputation of hand at wrist level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Traumatic amputation of hand NOS
    • Traumatic amputation of wrist
    Traumatic amputation of hand at wrist level
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S68.42:
  • Amputation - see also Absence, by site, acquired
    • traumatic (complete) (partial)
      • hand (complete) (wrist level) S68.41-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S68.41-

        Complete traumatic amputation of hand at wrist level

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • partial S68.42-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S68.42
S68.411D …… subsequent encounter
S68.411S …… sequela
S68.412 Complete traumatic amputation of left hand at wrist level
S68.412A …… initial encounter
S68.412D …… subsequent encounter
S68.412S …… sequela
S68.419 Complete traumatic amputation of unspecified hand at wrist level
S68.419A …… initial encounter
S68.419D …… subsequent encounter
S68.419S …… sequela
S68.42 Partial traumatic amputation of hand at wrist level
S68.421 Partial traumatic amputation of right hand at wrist level
S68.421A …… initial encounter
S68.421D …… subsequent encounter
S68.421S …… sequela
S68.422 Partial traumatic amputation of left hand at wrist level
S68.422A …… initial encounter
S68.422D …… subsequent encounter
S68.422S …… sequela
S68.429 Partial traumatic amputation of unspecified hand at wrist level
S68.429A …… initial encounter

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