2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S80.279D

Other superficial bite of unspecified knee, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S80.279D is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Other superficial bite of unspecified knee, subs encntr
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S80.279D became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S80.279D - other international versions of ICD-10 S80.279D may differ.
The following code(s) above S80.279D 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 S80.279D:
  • 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
  • S80-S89
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S80-S89

    Injuries to the knee and lower leg

    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • injuries of ankle and foot, except fracture of ankle and malleolus (S90-S99)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the knee and lower leg
  • S80
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S80

    Superficial injury of knee and lower leg

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • superficial injury of ankle and foot (S90.-)
    Superficial injury of knee and lower leg
  • S80.27
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S80.27

    Other superficial bite of knee

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Other superficial bite of knee
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.
  • S80.279D is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S80.279D is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S80.279D 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 S80.279D
S80.271 Other superficial bite of right knee
S80.271A …… initial encounter
S80.271D …… subsequent encounter
S80.271S …… sequela
S80.272 Other superficial bite of left knee
S80.272A …… initial encounter
S80.272D …… subsequent encounter
S80.272S …… sequela
S80.279 Other superficial bite of unspecified knee
S80.279A …… initial encounter
S80.279D …… subsequent encounter
S80.279S …… sequela
S80.8 Other superficial injuries of lower leg
S80.81 Abrasion of lower leg
S80.811 Abrasion, right lower leg
S80.811A …… initial encounter
S80.811D …… subsequent encounter
S80.811S …… sequela
S80.812 Abrasion, left lower leg
S80.812A …… initial encounter
S80.812D …… subsequent encounter

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