2021 ICD-10-CM Code S02.841D

Fracture of lateral orbital wall, right side, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing

Version 2021
Billable Code
7th Character Code
Subsequent Code
MS-DRG Mapping
POA Exempt

Valid for Submission

S02.841D is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of fracture of lateral orbital wall, right side, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing. The code S02.841D is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.

S02.841D is a subsequent encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used after the patient has completed active treatment for a condition like fracture of lateral orbital wall right side for fracture with routine healing. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines a "subsequent encounter" occurs when the patient is receiving routine care for the condition during the healing or recovery phase of treatment. Subsequent diagnosis codes are appropriate during the recovery phase, no matter how many times the patient has seen the provider for this condition. If the provider needs to adjust the patient's care plan due to a setback or other complication, the encounter becomes active again.

ICD-10:S02.841D
Short Description:Fracture of lateral orbital wall, right side, 7thD
Long Description:Fracture of lateral orbital wall, right side, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing

Code Classification

Present on Admission (POA)

S02.841D is exempt from POA reporting - 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. Review other POA exempt codes here .

CMS POA Indicator Options and Definitions
POA Indicator CodePOA Reason for CodeCMS will pay the CC/MCC DRG?
YDiagnosis was present at time of inpatient admission.YES
NDiagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admission.NO
UDocumentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.NO
WClinically undetermined - unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.YES
1Unreported/Not used - Exempt from POA reporting. NO

Replacement Code

S02841D replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

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