2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S81.849D

Puncture wound with foreign body, unspecified lower leg, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S81.849D is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Puncture wound w foreign body, unsp lower leg, subs encntr
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S81.849D became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S81.849D - other international versions of ICD-10 S81.849D may differ.
The following code(s) above S81.849D 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 S81.849D:
  • 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
  • S81
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S81

    Open wound of knee and lower leg

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated wound infection
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open fracture of knee and lower leg (S82.-)
    • traumatic amputation of lower leg (S88.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • open wound of ankle and foot (S91.-)
    Open wound of knee and lower leg
Present On Admission
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"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.
  • S81.849D is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S81.849D is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S81.849D 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 S81.849D
S81.841 Puncture wound with foreign body, right lower leg
S81.841A …… initial encounter
S81.841D …… subsequent encounter
S81.841S …… sequela
S81.842 Puncture wound with foreign body, left lower leg
S81.842A …… initial encounter
S81.842D …… subsequent encounter
S81.842S …… sequela
S81.849 Puncture wound with foreign body, unspecified lower leg
S81.849A …… initial encounter
S81.849D …… subsequent encounter
S81.849S …… sequela
S81.85 Open bite of lower leg
S81.851 Open bite, right lower leg
S81.851A …… initial encounter
S81.851D …… subsequent encounter
S81.851S …… sequela
S81.852 Open bite, left lower leg
S81.852A …… initial encounter
S81.852D …… subsequent encounter
S81.852S …… sequela

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