ICD-10-CM Code S22.00
Fracture of unspecified thoracic vertebra
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.
ICD Code S22.00 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of S22.00 that describes the diagnosis 'fracture of unspecified thoracic vertebra' in more detail.
- S22.00 Fracture of unspecified thoracic vertebra NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code S22 is used to code Chest injury
A chest injury is any form of physical injury to the chest including the ribs, heart and lungs. Chest injuries account for 25% of all deaths from traumatic injury. Typically chest injuries are caused by blunt mechanisms such as motor vehicle collisions or penetrating mechanisms such as stabbings.
|ICD 9 Code:||959.11|
A chest X-ray of a right sided pulmonary contusion associated with flail chest and subcutaneous emphysema
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Closed fracture thoracic vertebra, wedge (disorder)
- Closed spinal fracture with complete thoracic cord lesion, T1-6 (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for an external cause code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S22.00 - Fracture of unspecified thoracic vertebra'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S22.00. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.