2021 ICD-10-CM Code S00.54

External constriction of lip and oral cavity

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

S00.54 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of external constriction of lip and oral cavity. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

ICD-10:S00.54
Short Description:External constriction of lip and oral cavity
Long Description:External constriction of lip and oral cavity

Code Classification

Coding Guidelines

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:

Specific Coding for External constriction of lip and oral cavity

Non-specific codes like S00.54 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for external constriction of lip and oral cavity:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S00.541 for External constriction of lip
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S00.541A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S00.541D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S00.541S for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S00.542 for External constriction of oral cavity
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S00.542A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S00.542D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S00.542S for sequela

Information for Patients


Bruises

Also called: Contusion, Ecchymoses

A bruise is a mark on your skin caused by blood trapped under the surface. It happens when an injury crushes small blood vessels but does not break the skin. Those vessels break open and leak blood under the skin.

Bruises are often painful and swollen. You can get skin, muscle and bone bruises. Bone bruises are the most serious.

It can take months for a bruise to fade, but most last about two weeks. They start off a reddish color, and then turn bluish-purple and greenish-yellow before returning to normal. To reduce bruising, ice the injured area and elevate it above your heart. See your health care provider if you seem to bruise for no reason, or if the bruise appears to be infected.


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)