2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S71.159S

Open bite, unspecified thigh, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S71.159S is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S71.159S became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S71.159S - other international versions of ICD-10 S71.159S may differ.
The following code(s) above S71.159S 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 S71.159S:
  • 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
  • S70-S79
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S70-S79

    Injuries to the hip and thigh

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the hip and thigh
  • S71
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S71

    Open wound of hip and thigh

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated wound infection
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open fracture of hip and thigh (S72.-)
    • traumatic amputation of hip and thigh (S78.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • bite of venomous animal (T63.-)
    • open wound of ankle, foot and toes (S91.-)
    • open wound of knee and lower leg (S81.-)
    Open wound of hip and thigh
  • S71.15
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S71.15

    Open bite of thigh

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bite of thigh NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • superficial bite of thigh (S70.37-)
    Open bite of thigh
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.
  • S71.159S is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S71.159S is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 604 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast with mcc
  • 605 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast without mcc

Convert S71.159S 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S71.159S
S71.151A …… initial encounter
S71.151D …… subsequent encounter
S71.151S …… sequela
S71.152 Open bite, left thigh
S71.152A …… initial encounter
S71.152D …… subsequent encounter
S71.152S …… sequela
S71.159 Open bite, unspecified thigh
S71.159A …… initial encounter
S71.159D …… subsequent encounter
S71.159S …… sequela
S72 Fracture of femur
S72.0 Fracture of head and neck of femur
S72.00 Fracture of unspecified part of neck of femur
S72.001 Fracture of unspecified part of neck of right femur
S72.001A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S72.001B …… initial encounter for open fracture type I or II
S72.001C …… initial encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC
S72.001D …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with routine healing
S72.001E …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with routine healing
S72.001F …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with routine healing

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