Valid for Submission
S00.212S is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of abrasion of left eyelid and periocular area, sequela. The code S00.212S is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code S00.212S might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abrasion and/or friction burn of face with infection, abrasion of eyelid, abrasion of face, infected, abrasion of left eyelid, infected abrasion of skin of left eyelid , open wound of left eyelid, etc. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.
S00.212S is a sequela code, includes a 7th character and should be used for complications that arise as a direct result of a condition like abrasion of left eyelid and periocular area. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines a "sequela" code should be used for chronic or residual conditions that are complications of an initial acute disease, illness or injury. The most common sequela is pain. Usually, two diagnosis codes are needed when reporting sequela. The first code describes the nature of the sequela while the second code describes the sequela or late effect.
The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Superficial injury of head (S00). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:
- A - initial encounter
- D - subsequent encounter
- S - sequela
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Abrasion and/or friction burn of face with infection
- Abrasion of eyelid
- Abrasion of face, infected
- Abrasion of left eyelid
- Infected abrasion of skin of left eyelid
- Open wound of left eyelid
- Open wound of skin of eyelid
- Superficial injury of left eyelid
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
|MS-DRG||MS-DRG Title||MCD||Relative Weight|
|604||TRAUMA TO THE SKIN, SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND BREAST WITH MCC||09||1.4913|
|605||TRAUMA TO THE SKIN, SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND BREAST WITHOUT MCC||09||0.9092|
The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.
Present on Admission (POA)
Convert S00.212S to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code S00.212S its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
Information for Patients
The structure of your face helps protect your eyes from injury. Still, injuries can damage your eye, sometimes severely enough that you could lose your vision. Most eye injuries are preventable. If you play sports or work in certain jobs, you may need protection.
The most common type of injury happens when something irritates the outer surface of your eye. Certain jobs such as industrial jobs or hobbies such as carpentry make this type of injury more likely. It's also more likely if you wear contact lenses.
Chemicals or heat can burn your eyes. With chemicals, the pain may cause you to close your eyes. This traps the irritant next to the eye and may cause more damage. You should wash out your eye right away while you wait for medical help.
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