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ICD-10-CM Code S27.52
Contusion of thoracic trachea

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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 Required
7th Character Required
Code requires 7th Character Extension identifier. This 7th Character usually captures Episode of Care information, such as "Initial Encounter," "Subsquent Encounter," or "Sequela."
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code S27.52 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'contusion of thoracic trachea' in more detail. The 7th characters that can be added, and the resulting billable codes, are as follows:


7th Digit Billable Code 7th Digit Specifies
A S27.52XA initial encounter
D S27.52XD subsequent encounter
S S27.52XS sequela

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 S275 is used to code Tracheobronchial injury

Tracheobronchial injury (TBI) is damage to the tracheobronchial tree (the airway structure involving the trachea and bronchi). It can result from blunt or penetrating trauma to the neck or chest, inhalation of harmful fumes or smoke, or aspiration of liquids or objects.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
ICD 9 Code: 862.21

Reconstruction of the trachea and bronchi with x-ray computed tomography showing disruption of the right main bronchus with abnormal lucency (arrow)

Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S27.52 - Contusion of thoracic trachea'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S27.52. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: S27.5 - Injury of thoracic trachea

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