ICD-10-CM Code S28.21
Complete traumatic amputation of breast
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 S28.21 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of S28.21 that describes the diagnosis 'complete traumatic amputation of breast' in more detail.
- S28.21 Complete traumatic amputation of breast NON-BILLABLE
- S28.211 Complete traumatic amputation of right breast NON-BILLABLE
- S28.212 Complete traumatic amputation of left breast NON-BILLABLE
- S28.219 Complete traumatic amputation of unspecified breast NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code S28 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:
A chest X-ray of a right sided pulmonary contusion associated with flail chest and subcutaneous emphysema
Coding Notes for S28.21 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Traumatic amputation of breast NOS
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S28.21 - Complete traumatic amputation of breast'
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