Valid for Submission
S00.512S is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of abrasion of oral cavity, sequela. The code S00.512S 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 S00.512S might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abrasion and/or friction burn of gum with infection, abrasion and/or friction burn of gum without infection, abrasion and/or friction burn of head and/or neck without infection, abrasion of buccal mucosa, abrasion of floor of mouth , abrasion of gum, etc. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.
S00.512S 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 oral cavity. 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 gum with infection
- Abrasion and/or friction burn of gum without infection
- Abrasion and/or friction burn of head and/or neck without infection
- Abrasion of buccal mucosa
- Abrasion of floor of mouth
- Abrasion of gum
- Abrasion of hard palate
- Abrasion of mandibular attached gingiva
- Abrasion of mandibular vestibule
- Abrasion of maxillary attached gingiva
- Abrasion of maxillary vestibule
- Abrasion of oral alveolar mucosa
- Abrasion of palate
- Abrasion of soft palate
- Abrasion of tongue
- Infected abrasion of oral mucosa
- Open wound of buccal mucosa
- Open wound of mouth floor
- Scratch of mouth
- Superficial injury of gum with infection
- Superficial injury of palate
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 S00.512S to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code S00.512S 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
Wounds and Injuries
An injury is damage to your body. It is a general term that refers to harm caused by accidents, falls, hits, weapons, and more. In the U.S., millions of people injure themselves every year. These injuries range from minor to life-threatening. Injuries can happen at work or play, indoors or outdoors, driving a car, or walking across the street.
Wounds are injuries that break the skin or other body tissues. They include cuts, scrapes, scratches, and punctured skin. They often happen because of an accident, but surgery, sutures, and stitches also cause wounds. Minor wounds usually aren't serious, but it is important to clean them. Serious and infected wounds may require first aid followed by a visit to your doctor. You should also seek attention if the wound is deep, you cannot close it yourself, you cannot stop the bleeding or get the dirt out, or it does not heal.
Other common types of injuries include
- Animal bites
- Electrical injuries
- Fractures (broken bones)
- Sprains and strains
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