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

Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation of right hand, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S68.721S 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, sequela
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S68.721S became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S68.721S - other international versions of ICD-10 S68.721S may differ.
The following code(s) above S68.721S 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 S68.721S:
  • 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
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.
  • S68.721S is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S68.721S 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 S68.721S 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 S68.721S
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
S69 Other and unspecified injuries of wrist, hand and finger(s)
S69.8 Other specified injuries of wrist, hand and finger(s)

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