Valid for Submission
S02.842S is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of fracture of lateral orbital wall, left side, sequela. The code S02.842S 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.
S02.842S is a sequela code, includes a 7th character and should be used for complications that arise as a direct result of a condition like fracture of lateral orbital wall left side. 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.
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Present on Admission (POA)
S02842S replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):