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ICD-10-CM Code S28.219
Complete traumatic amputation of unspecified breast

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 S28.219 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'complete traumatic amputation of unspecified breast' 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 S28.219A initial encounter
D S28.219D subsequent encounter
S S28.219S 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 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.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
MeSH Code: D013898
ICD 9 Code: 959.11

A chest X-ray of a right sided pulmonary contusion associated with flail chest and subcutaneous emphysema


Parent Code: S28.21 - Complete traumatic amputation of breast

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/S28219