2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S79.019P

Salter-Harris Type I physeal fracture of upper end of unspecified femur, subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S79.019P is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Sltr-haris Type I physl fx upr end unsp femr, 7thP
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S79.019P became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S79.019P - other international versions of ICD-10 S79.019P may differ.
The following code(s) above S79.019P 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 S79.019P:
  • 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
  • S79
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S79

    Other and unspecified injuries of hip and thigh

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Note
    • A fracture not indicated as open or closed should be coded to closed
    Other and unspecified injuries of hip and thigh
  • S79.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S79.0

    Physeal fracture of upper end of femur

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • apophyseal fracture of upper end of femur (S72.13-)
    • nontraumatic slipped upper femoral epiphysis (M93.0-)
    Physeal fracture of upper end of femur
  • S79.01
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S79.01

    Salter-Harris Type I physeal fracture of upper end of femur

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute on chronic slipped capital femoral epiphysis (traumatic)
    • Acute slipped capital femoral epiphysis (traumatic)
    • Capital femoral epiphyseal fracture
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chronic slipped upper femoral epiphysis (nontraumatic) (M93.02-)
    Salter-Harris Type I physeal fracture of upper end of femur
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.
  • S79.019P is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S79.019P is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 564 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with mcc
  • 565 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with cc
  • 566 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert S79.019P 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 S79.019P
S79.012D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S79.012G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S79.012K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S79.012P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S79.012S …… sequela
S79.019 Salter-Harris Type I physeal fracture of upper end of unspecified femur
S79.019A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S79.019D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S79.019G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S79.019K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S79.019P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S79.019S …… sequela
S79.09 Other physeal fracture of upper end of femur
S79.091 Other physeal fracture of upper end of right femur
S79.091A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S79.091D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S79.091G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S79.091K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S79.091P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S79.091S …… sequela
S79.092 Other physeal fracture of upper end of left femur

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