2021 ICD-10-CM Code D57.218

Sickle-cell/Hb-C disease with crisis with other specified complication

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:D57.218
Short Description:Sickle-cell/Hb-C disease with crisis with oth complication
Long Description:Sickle-cell/Hb-C disease with crisis with other specified complication

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism (D50–D89)
    • Hemolytic anemias (D55-D59)
      • Sickle-cell disorders (D57)

D57.218 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of sickle-cell/hb-c disease with crisis with other specified complication. The code D57.218 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2021 ICD-10 Code

D57.218 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2021, effective October 1, 2020. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2020. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code D57.218:


Use Additional Code

Use Additional Code
The “use additional code” indicates that a secondary code could be used to further specify the patient’s condition. This note is not mandatory and is only used if enough information is available to assign an additional code.

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code D57.218 are found in the index:

Replacement Code

D57218 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History

  • FY 2021 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021