2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S68.610

Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation of right index finger

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S68.610 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation of r idx fngr
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S68.610 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S68.610 - other international versions of ICD-10 S68.610 may differ.
The following code(s) above S68.610 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 S68.610:
  • 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
  • S68
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S68

    Traumatic amputation of wrist, hand and fingers

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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
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 S68.610
S68.522 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation of left thumb
S68.522A …… initial encounter
S68.522D …… subsequent encounter
S68.522S …… sequela
S68.529 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation of unspecified thumb
S68.529A …… initial encounter
S68.529D …… subsequent encounter
S68.529S …… sequela
S68.6 Traumatic transphalangeal amputation of other and unspecified finger
S68.61 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation of other and unspecified finger(s)
S68.610 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation of right index finger
S68.610A …… initial encounter
S68.610D …… subsequent encounter
S68.610S …… sequela
S68.611 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation of left index finger
S68.611A …… initial encounter
S68.611D …… subsequent encounter
S68.611S …… sequela
S68.612 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation of right middle finger
S68.612A …… initial encounter
S68.612D …… subsequent encounter

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