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ICD-10-CM Code T20.27
Burn of second degree of neck

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 T20.27 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'burn of second degree of neck' 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 T20.27XA initial encounter
D T20.27XD subsequent encounter
S T20.27XS 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 T20 is used to code Burn

A burn is a type of injury to skin , or other tissues, caused by heat, electricity, chemicals, friction, or radiation. Burns that affect only the superficial skin layers are known as superficial or first-degree burns. When the injury extends into some of the underlying layers, it is described as a partial-thickness or second-degree burn. In a full-thickness or third-degree burn, the injury extends to all layers of the skin. A fourth-degree burn additionally involves injury to deeper tissues, such as muscle, tendons, or bone.

Specialty: Critical Care Medicine
MeSH Codes: D002056, D002056, D002056, D002056, D002056, D002056, D002056, D002056, D002056, D002056
ICD 9 Codes: 940, 941, 942, 943, 944, 945, 946, 947, 948, 949

Second-degree burn of the hand

Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'T20.27 - Burn of second degree of neck'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code T20.27. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: T20.2 - Burn of second degree of head, face, and neck

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