2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S70.252D

Superficial foreign body, left hip, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S70.252D is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S70.252D became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S70.252D - other international versions of ICD-10 S70.252D may differ.
The following code(s) above S70.252D 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 S70.252D:
  • S00-T88
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    • 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
  • S70-S79
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S70-S79

    Injuries to the hip and thigh

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the hip and thigh
  • S70.25
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S70.25

    Superficial foreign body of hip

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Splinter in the hip
    Superficial foreign body of hip
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.
  • S70.252D is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S70.252D is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S70.252D 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S70.252D
S70.249A …… initial encounter
S70.249D …… subsequent encounter
S70.249S …… sequela
S70.25 Superficial foreign body of hip
S70.251 Superficial foreign body, right hip
S70.251A …… initial encounter
S70.251D …… subsequent encounter
S70.251S …… sequela
S70.252 Superficial foreign body, left hip
S70.252A …… initial encounter
S70.252D …… subsequent encounter
S70.252S …… sequela
S70.259 Superficial foreign body, unspecified hip
S70.259A …… initial encounter
S70.259D …… subsequent encounter
S70.259S …… sequela
S70.26 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of hip
S70.261 Insect bite (nonvenomous), right hip
S70.261A …… initial encounter
S70.261D …… subsequent encounter
S70.261S …… sequela

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