2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S88.021

Partial traumatic amputation at knee level, right lower leg

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S88.021 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S88.021 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S88.021 - other international versions of ICD-10 S88.021 may differ.
The following code(s) above S88.021 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 S88.021:
  • 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
  • S88
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S88

    Traumatic amputation of lower leg

      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 ankle and foot (S98.-)
    Traumatic amputation of lower leg
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 S88.021
S88.011S …… sequela
S88.012 Complete traumatic amputation at knee level, left lower leg
S88.012A …… initial encounter
S88.012D …… subsequent encounter
S88.012S …… sequela
S88.019 Complete traumatic amputation at knee level, unspecified lower leg
S88.019A …… initial encounter
S88.019D …… subsequent encounter
S88.019S …… sequela
S88.02 Partial traumatic amputation at knee level
S88.021 Partial traumatic amputation at knee level, right lower leg
S88.021A …… initial encounter
S88.021D …… subsequent encounter
S88.021S …… sequela
S88.022 Partial traumatic amputation at knee level, left lower leg
S88.022A …… initial encounter
S88.022D …… subsequent encounter
S88.022S …… sequela
S88.029 Partial traumatic amputation at knee level, unspecified lower leg
S88.029A …… initial encounter
S88.029D …… subsequent encounter

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