2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S78.119

Complete traumatic amputation at level between unspecified hip and knee

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S78.119 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 amp at level betw unsp hip and knee
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S78.119 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S78.119 - other international versions of ICD-10 S78.119 may differ.
The following code(s) above S78.119 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 S78.119:
  • 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
  • S70-S79
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range S70-S79

    Injuries to the hip and thigh

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the hip and thigh
  • S78
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S78

    Traumatic amputation of hip and thigh

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • An amputation not identified as partial or complete should be coded to complete
    Type 1 Excludes
    • traumatic amputation of knee (S88.0-)
    Traumatic amputation of hip and thigh
  • S78.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S78.1

    Traumatic amputation at level between hip and knee

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • traumatic amputation of knee (S88.0-)
    Traumatic amputation at level between hip and knee
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 S78.119
S78.1 Traumatic amputation at level between hip and knee
S78.11 Complete traumatic amputation at level between hip and knee
S78.111 Complete traumatic amputation at level between right hip and knee
S78.111A …… initial encounter
S78.111D …… subsequent encounter
S78.111S …… sequela
S78.112 Complete traumatic amputation at level between left hip and knee
S78.112A …… initial encounter
S78.112D …… subsequent encounter
S78.112S …… sequela
S78.119 Complete traumatic amputation at level between unspecified hip and knee
S78.119A …… initial encounter
S78.119D …… subsequent encounter
S78.119S …… sequela
S78.12 Partial traumatic amputation at level between hip and knee
S78.121 Partial traumatic amputation at level between right hip and knee
S78.121A …… initial encounter
S78.121D …… subsequent encounter
S78.121S …… sequela
S78.122 Partial traumatic amputation at level between left hip and knee
S78.122A …… initial encounter

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