2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T31.70

Burns involving 70-79% of body surface with 0% to 9% third degree burns

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • T31.70 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Burns of 70-79% of body surfc w 0% to 9% third degree burns
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM T31.70 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T31.70 - other international versions of ICD-10 T31.70 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Burns involving 70-79% of body surface NOS
The following code(s) above T31.70 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 T31.70:
  • 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
  • T31
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T31

    Burns classified according to extent of body surface involved

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Note
    • This category is to be used as the primary code only when the site of the burn is unspecified. It should be used as a supplementary code with categories T20-T25 when the site is specified.
    Burns classified according to extent of body surface involved
Approximate Synonyms
  • Burn any degree involving 70-79 percent of body surface
  • Burn any degree involving 70-79 percent of body surface with third degree less than 10 percent of body surface
  • Burn injury
ICD-10-CM T31.70 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 935 Non-extensive burns

Convert T31.70 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T31.70:
  • 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

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T31.70
T31.55 …… with 50-59% third degree burns
T31.6 Burns involving 60-69% of body surface
T31.60 …… with 0% to 9% third degree burns
T31.61 …… with 10-19% third degree burns
T31.62 …… with 20-29% third degree burns
T31.63 …… with 30-39% third degree burns
T31.64 …… with 40-49% third degree burns
T31.65 …… with 50-59% third degree burns
T31.66 …… with 60-69% third degree burns
T31.7 Burns involving 70-79% of body surface
T31.70 …… with 0% to 9% third degree burns
T31.71 …… with 10-19% third degree burns
T31.72 …… with 20-29% third degree burns
T31.73 …… with 30-39% third degree burns
T31.74 …… with 40-49% third degree burns
T31.75 …… with 50-59% third degree burns
T31.76 …… with 60-69% third degree burns
T31.77 …… with 70-79% third degree burns
T31.8 Burns involving 80-89% of body surface
T31.80 …… with 0% to 9% third degree burns
T31.81 …… with 10-19% third degree burns

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