2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S98

Traumatic amputation of ankle and foot

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S98 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 S98 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S98 - other international versions of ICD-10 S98 may differ.
Applicable To
  • An amputation not identified as partial or complete should be coded to complete
The following code(s) above S98 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 S98:
  • 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
  • S90-S99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S90-S99

    Injuries to the ankle and foot

    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • fracture of ankle and malleolus (S82.-)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the ankle and foot
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
Code annotations containing back-references to S98:
  • Type 1 Excludes: S91
    , S92
    , S88
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S91

    Open wound of ankle, foot and toes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated wound infection
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open fracture of ankle, foot and toes (S92.-with 7th character B)
    • traumatic amputation of ankle and foot (S98.-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S92

    Fracture of foot and toe, except ankle

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Note
    • A fracture not indicated as displaced or nondisplaced should be coded to displaced
    • A fracture not indicated as open or closed should be coded to closed
    Type 1 Excludes
    • traumatic amputation of ankle and foot (S98.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • fracture of ankle (S82.-)
    • fracture of malleolus (S82.-)
    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.-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S98
S97.80XD …… subsequent encounter
S97.80XS …… sequela
S97.81 Crushing injury of right foot
S97.81XA …… initial encounter
S97.81XD …… subsequent encounter
S97.81XS …… sequela
S97.82 Crushing injury of left foot
S97.82XA …… initial encounter
S97.82XD …… subsequent encounter
S97.82XS …… sequela
S98 Traumatic amputation of ankle and foot
S98.0 Traumatic amputation of foot at ankle level
S98.01 Complete traumatic amputation of foot at ankle level
S98.011 Complete traumatic amputation of right foot at ankle level
S98.011A …… initial encounter
S98.011D …… subsequent encounter
S98.011S …… sequela
S98.012 Complete traumatic amputation of left foot at ankle level
S98.012A …… initial encounter
S98.012D …… subsequent encounter
S98.012S …… sequela

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