ICD-10-CM Code S54.1
Injury of median nerve at forearm level
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 S54.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of S54.1 that describes the diagnosis 'injury of median nerve at forearm level' in more detail.
- S54.1 Injury of median nerve at forearm level NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for S54.1 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.
- Injury of median nerve NOS
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Open injury, median nerve, palmar sensory branch (disorder)
- Open injury, median nerve, motor branch (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for an external cause code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S54.1 - Injury of median nerve at forearm level'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S54.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.