2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T20.019S

Burn of unspecified degree of unspecified ear [any part, except ear drum], sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • T20.019S is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Burn of unspecified degree of unspecified ear, sequela
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T20.019S became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T20.019S - other international versions of ICD-10 T20.019S may differ.
The following code(s) above T20.019S 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 T20.019S:
  • 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
  • T20-T25
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range T20-T25

    Burns and corrosions of external body surface, specified by site

    Includes
    • burns and corrosions of first degree [erythema]
    • burns and corrosions of second degree [blisters][epidermal loss]
    • burns and corrosions of third degree [deep necrosis of underlying tissue] [full- thickness skin loss]
    Use Additional
    • code from category T31 or T32 to identify extent of body surface involved
    Burns and corrosions of external body surface, specified by site
  • T20
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T20

    Burn and corrosion of head, face, and neck

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burn and corrosion of ear drum (T28.41, T28.91)
    • burn and corrosion of eye and adnexa (T26.-)
    • burn and corrosion of mouth and pharynx (T28.0)
    Burn and corrosion of head, face, and neck
  • T20.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T20.0

    Burn of unspecified degree of head, face, and neck

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • external cause code to identify the source, place and intent of the burn (X00-X19, X75-X77, X96-X98, Y92)
    Burn of unspecified degree of head, face, and neck
  • T20.01
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T20.01

    Burn of unspecified degree of ear [any part, except ear drum]

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Burn of unspecified degree of ear [any part, except ear drum]
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.
  • T20.019S is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM T20.019S is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 604 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast with mcc
  • 605 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast without mcc

Convert T20.019S 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 T20.019S
T20.011A …… initial encounter
T20.011D …… subsequent encounter
T20.011S …… sequela
T20.012 Burn of unspecified degree of left ear [any part, except ear drum]
T20.012A …… initial encounter
T20.012D …… subsequent encounter
T20.012S …… sequela
T20.019 Burn of unspecified degree of unspecified ear [any part, except ear drum]
T20.019A …… initial encounter
T20.019D …… subsequent encounter
T20.019S …… sequela
T20.02 Burn of unspecified degree of lip(s)
T20.02XA …… initial encounter
T20.02XD …… subsequent encounter
T20.02XS …… sequela
T20.03 Burn of unspecified degree of chin
T20.03XA …… initial encounter
T20.03XD …… subsequent encounter
T20.03XS …… sequela
T20.04 Burn of unspecified degree of nose (septum)
T20.04XA …… initial encounter

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