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ICD-10-CM Code S36.90
Unspecified injury of unspecified intra-abdominal organ

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 S36.90 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'unspecified injury of unspecified intra-abdominal organ' 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 S36.90XA initial encounter
D S36.90XD subsequent encounter
S S36.90XS 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 S369 is used to code Organ perforation

Organ perforation is a complete penetration of the wall of a hollow organ in the body, such as the gastrointestinal tract in the case of gastrointestinal perforation. It mainly refers to accidental or pathologic perforation, rather than intentional penetration during surgery.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
ICD 9 Code: 869.0

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Severe crushing injury of abdominal organs with open wound into cavity (disorder)
  • Injuries of intrathoracic organs with intra-abdominal and pelvic organs (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for an external cause code
  • Episode of care information needed
  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S36.90 - Unspecified injury of unspecified intra-abdominal organ'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S36.90. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: S36.9 - Injury of unspecified intra-abdominal organ

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/S3690