2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S68.721A

Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation of right hand, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • S68.721A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Partial traumatic transmetcrpl amp of right hand, init
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S68.721A became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S68.721A - other international versions of ICD-10 S68.721A may differ.
The following code(s) above S68.721A 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 S68.721A:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Partial traumatic right hand amputation
  • Traumatic partial transmetacarpal amputation of right hand
ICD-10-CM S68.721A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 913 Traumatic injury with mcc
  • 914 Traumatic injury without mcc
  • 955 Craniotomy for multiple significant trauma
  • 956 Limb reattachment, hip and femur procedures for multiple significant trauma
  • 957 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 958 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 959 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S68.721A 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 S68.721A
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
S68.722D …… subsequent encounter
S68.722S …… sequela
S68.729 Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation of unspecified hand
S68.729A …… initial encounter
S68.729D …… subsequent encounter
S68.729S …… sequela

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