2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T23.149

Burn of first degree of unspecified multiple fingers (nail), including thumb

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T23.149 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Burn of first degree of unsp mult fingers (nail), inc thumb
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM T23.149 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T23.149 - other international versions of ICD-10 T23.149 may differ.
The following code(s) above T23.149 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 T23.149:
  • S00-T88
    2021 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
    2021 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
  • T23.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T23.1

    Burn of first degree of wrist and hand

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 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 first degree of wrist and hand
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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T23.149:
  • Burn (electricity) (flame) (hot gas, liquid or hot object) (radiation) (steam) (thermal) T30.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T30.0

    Burn of unspecified body region, unspecified degree

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • This code is not for inpatient use. Code to specified site and degree of burns
    • Burn NOS
    • Multiple burns NOS
    • finger T23.029
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T23.029

      Burn of unspecified degree of unspecified single finger (nail) except thumb

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • multiple sites (without thumb) T23.039
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T23.039

        Burn of unspecified degree of unspecified multiple fingers (nail), not including thumb

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • with thumb T23.049
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T23.049

          Burn of unspecified degree of unspecified multiple fingers (nail), including thumb

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • first degree T23.149
    • thumb(s) T23.019
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T23.019

      Burn of unspecified degree of unspecified thumb (nail)

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • multiple sites with fingers T23.049
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T23.049

        Burn of unspecified degree of unspecified multiple fingers (nail), including thumb

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • first degree T23.149

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T23.149
T23.139S …… sequela
T23.14 Burn of first degree of multiple fingers (nail), including thumb
T23.141 Burn of first degree of multiple right fingers (nail), including thumb
T23.141A …… initial encounter
T23.141D …… subsequent encounter
T23.141S …… sequela
T23.142 Burn of first degree of multiple left fingers (nail), including thumb
T23.142A …… initial encounter
T23.142D …… subsequent encounter
T23.142S …… sequela
T23.149 Burn of first degree of unspecified multiple fingers (nail), including thumb
T23.149A …… initial encounter
T23.149D …… subsequent encounter
T23.149S …… sequela
T23.15 Burn of first degree of palm
T23.151 Burn of first degree of right palm
T23.151A …… initial encounter
T23.151D …… subsequent encounter
T23.151S …… sequela
T23.152 Burn of first degree of left palm
T23.152A …… initial encounter

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