ICD-10-CM Code S06.4X5
Epidural hemorrhage with loss of consciousness greater than 24 hours with return to pre-existing conscious level
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
7th Character RequiredCode requires 7th Character Extension identifier. This 7th Character usually captures Episode of Care information, such as "Initial Encounter," "Subsquent Encounter," or "Sequela."
ICD Code S06.4X5 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'epidural hemorrhage w loc >24 hr w ret consc lev' in more detail. The 7th characters that can be added, and the resulting billable codes, are as follows:
|7th Digit Specifies
What is 7th Character Extension?For codes less than 6 characters that require a 7th character a placeholder 'X' should be assigned for all characters less than 6. The 7th character must always be the 7th position of a code. E.g. The ICD-10-CM code T67.4 (Heat exhaustion due to salt depletion) requires an Episode of Care identifier. T67.4XXA Initial Encounter or T67.4XXD Subsequent Encounter. More Info
The ICD code S064 is used to code Epidural hematoma
Epidural or extradural hematoma (haematoma), also known as an epidural hemorrhage, is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in which a buildup of blood occurs between the dura mater (the tough outer membrane of the central nervous system) and the skull. The spinal cord is also covered by a layer of dura mater, so epidural bleeds may also occur in the spinal column. Often due to trauma, the condition is potentially deadly because the buildup of blood may increase pressure in the intracranial space, compress delicate brain tissue, and cause brain shift. The condition is present in one to three percent of head injuries. Around 15% - 20% of epidural hematomas are fatal.
|ICD 9 Code:
Epidural hematoma. Note the biconvex shape hemorrhage.