2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S79.099A

Other physeal fracture of upper end of unspecified femur, initial encounter for closed fracture

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • S79.099A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Oth physeal fracture of upper end of unsp femur, init
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S79.099A became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S79.099A - other international versions of ICD-10 S79.099A may differ.
The following code(s) above S79.099A 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 S79.099A:
  • S00-T88
    2021 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
    2021 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 2020 2021 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 2020 2021 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
ICD-10-CM S79.099A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 521 Hip replacement with principal diagnosis of hip fracture with mcc
  • 522 Hip replacement with principal diagnosis of hip fracture without mcc
  • 535 Fractures of hip and pelvis with mcc
  • 536 Fractures of hip and pelvis without mcc
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S79.099A 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 S79.099A
S79.091P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S79.091S …… sequela
S79.092 Other physeal fracture of upper end of left femur
S79.092A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S79.092D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S79.092G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S79.092K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S79.092P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S79.092S …… sequela
S79.099 Other physeal fracture of upper end of unspecified femur
S79.099A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S79.099D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S79.099G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S79.099K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S79.099P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S79.099S …… sequela
S79.1 Physeal fracture of lower end of femur
S79.10 Unspecified physeal fracture of lower end of femur
S79.101 Unspecified physeal fracture of lower end of right femur
S79.101A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S79.101D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing

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