2022 ICD-10-CM Code S08.812

Partial traumatic amputation of nose

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:S08.812
Short Description:Partial traumatic amputation of nose
Long Description:Partial traumatic amputation of nose

Code Classification

  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the head (S00-S09)
      • Avulsion and traumatic amputation of part of head (S08)

S08.812 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of partial traumatic amputation of nose. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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.

The ICD-10-CM code S08.812 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like traumatic amputation of part of head or traumatic partial amputation of nose.

Coding Guidelines

The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Avulsion and traumatic amputation of part of head (S08). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:

Specific Coding for Partial traumatic amputation of nose

Non-specific codes like S08.812 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 partial traumatic amputation of nose:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S08.812A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S08.812D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S08.812S for sequela

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code S08.812 are found in the index:

Approximate Synonyms

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

Information for Patients


Nose Injuries and Disorders

Your nose is important to your health. It filters the air you breathe, removing dust, germs, and irritants. It warms and moistens the air to keep your lungs and tubes that lead to them from drying out. Your nose also contains the nerve cells that help your sense of smell. When there is a problem with your nose, your whole body can suffer. For example, the stuffy nose of the common cold can make it hard for you to breathe, sleep, or get comfortable.

Many problems besides the common cold can affect the nose. They include


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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)