2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S78.921A

Partial traumatic amputation of right hip and thigh, level unspecified, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • S78.921A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Partial traumatic amp of r hip and thigh, level unsp, init
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S78.921A became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S78.921A - other international versions of ICD-10 S78.921A may differ.
The following code(s) above S78.921A 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 S78.921A:
  • 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
  • S78
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S78

    Traumatic amputation of hip and thigh

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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
ICD-10-CM S78.921A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 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 S78.921A 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 S78.921A
S78.912 Complete traumatic amputation of left hip and thigh, level unspecified
S78.912A …… initial encounter
S78.912D …… subsequent encounter
S78.912S …… sequela
S78.919 Complete traumatic amputation of unspecified hip and thigh, level unspecified
S78.919A …… initial encounter
S78.919D …… subsequent encounter
S78.919S …… sequela
S78.92 Partial traumatic amputation of hip and thigh, level unspecified
S78.921 Partial traumatic amputation of right hip and thigh, level unspecified
S78.921A …… initial encounter
S78.921D …… subsequent encounter
S78.921S …… sequela
S78.922 Partial traumatic amputation of left hip and thigh, level unspecified
S78.922A …… initial encounter
S78.922D …… subsequent encounter
S78.922S …… sequela
S78.929 Partial traumatic amputation of unspecified hip and thigh, level unspecified
S78.929A …… initial encounter
S78.929D …… subsequent encounter
S78.929S …… sequela

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