Version 2024

2024 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S04.892

Injury of other cranial nerves, left side

ICD-10-CM:
S04.892
Short Description:
Injury of other cranial nerves, left side
Is Billable?
Not Valid for Submission
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Code Classification

  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
    (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the head
      (S00-S09)
      • Injury of cranial nerve
        (S04)

S04.892 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of injury of other cranial nerves, left side. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2024 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.

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Injury of hypoglossal nerve
  • Injury of left hypoglossal nerve
  • Injury of left vagus nerve
  • Injury of pneumogastric nerve

Coding Guidelines

The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Injury of cranial nerve (S04). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:

  • A - initial encounter
  • D - subsequent encounter
  • S - sequela

Specific Coding Applicable to Injury of other cranial nerves, left side

Non-specific codes like S04.892 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10-CM codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for injury of other cranial nerves, left side:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S04.892A for initial encounter

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S04.892D for subsequent encounter

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S04.892S for sequela

Code History

  • FY 2024 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2023 through 9/30/2024
  • FY 2023 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023
  • FY 2022 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2021 through 9/30/2022
  • 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. This was the first year ICD-10-CM was implemented into the HIPAA code set.