ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S19.9XXD

Unspecified injury of neck, subsequent encounter

Diagnosis Code S19.9XXD

ICD-10: S19.9XXD
Short Description: Unspecified injury of neck, subsequent encounter
Long Description: Unspecified injury of neck, subsequent encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S19.9XXD

Valid for Submission
The code S19.9XXD is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the neck (S10-S19)
      • Other specified and unspecified injuries of neck (S19)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S19.9XXD is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


Present on Admission (POA) Additional informationCallout TooltipPresent on Admission
The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.

The code S19.9XXD is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Head and neck injury
  • Injury of anterior neck
  • Injury of back of neck
  • Injury of cervical region of back
  • Injury of cervical spine
  • Injury of face and neck
  • Injury of neck
  • Injury of upper respiratory tract
  • Multiple injuries of neck

Information for Patients

Neck Injuries and Disorders

Any part of your neck - muscles, bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, or nerves - can cause neck problems. Neck pain is very common. Pain may also come from your shoulder, jaw, head, or upper arms.

Muscle strain or tension often causes neck pain. The problem is usually overuse, such as from sitting at a computer for too long. Sometimes you can strain your neck muscles from sleeping in an awkward position or overdoing it during exercise. Falls or accidents, including car accidents, are another common cause of neck pain. Whiplash, a soft tissue injury to the neck, is also called neck sprain or strain.

Treatment depends on the cause, but may include applying ice, taking pain relievers, getting physical therapy or wearing a cervical collar. You rarely need surgery.

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