2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S68.719

Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation of unspecified hand

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S68.719 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 transmetacarpal amputation of unsp hand
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S68.719 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S68.719 - other international versions of ICD-10 S68.719 may differ.
The following code(s) above S68.719 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 S68.719:
  • 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 S68.719
S68.7 Traumatic transmetacarpal amputation of hand
S68.71 Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation of hand
S68.711 Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation of right hand
S68.711A …… initial encounter
S68.711D …… subsequent encounter
S68.711S …… sequela
S68.712 Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation of left hand
S68.712A …… initial encounter
S68.712D …… subsequent encounter
S68.712S …… sequela
S68.719 Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation of unspecified hand
S68.719A …… initial encounter
S68.719D …… subsequent encounter
S68.719S …… sequela
S68.72 Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation of hand
S68.721 Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation of right hand
S68.721A …… initial encounter
S68.721D …… subsequent encounter
S68.721S …… sequela
S68.722 Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation of left hand
S68.722A …… initial encounter

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