Valid for Submission
S11.019S is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified open wound of larynx, sequela. The code S11.019S is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code S11.019S might also be used to specify conditions or terms like fracture of larynx, open fracture larynx and trachea, open fracture of larynx, open traumatic dislocation laryngeal cartilage, open traumatic subluxation laryngeal cartilage , open wound of anterior neck with complication, etc. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.
S11.019S is a sequela code, includes a 7th character and should be used for complications that arise as a direct result of a condition like unspecified open wound of larynx. 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.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like S11.019S are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.
The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Open wound of neck (S11). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:
- A - initial encounter
- D - subsequent encounter
- S - sequela
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Fracture of larynx
- Open fracture larynx and trachea
- Open fracture of larynx
- Open traumatic dislocation laryngeal cartilage
- Open traumatic subluxation laryngeal cartilage
- Open wound of anterior neck with complication
- Open wound of larynx
- Open wound of larynx and trachea
- Open wound of larynx and trachea with complication
- Open wound of larynx with complication
- Open wound of larynx with trachea without complication
- Open wound of larynx without complication
- Open wound of neck with complication
- Open wound of neck without complication
- Open wound of throat without complication
- Open wound of trachea
- Open wound of trachea
- Open wound of trachea with complication
- Open wound of trachea without complication
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
|MS-DRG||MS-DRG Title||MCD||Relative Weight|
|604||TRAUMA TO THE SKIN, SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND BREAST WITH MCC||09||1.4913|
|605||TRAUMA TO THE SKIN, SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND BREAST WITHOUT MCC||09||0.9092|
The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.
Present on Admission (POA)
Convert S11.019S to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code S11.019S its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
Information for Patients
Your throat is a tube that carries food to your esophagus and air to your windpipe and larynx. The technical name for your throat is the pharynx.
Throat problems are common. You've probably had a sore throat. The cause is usually a viral infection, but other causes include allergies, infection with strep bacteria or the leaking of stomach acids back up into the esophagus, called GERD.
Other problems that affect the throat include
- Tonsillitis - inflammation of the tonsils
- Croup - inflammation, usually in small children, which causes a barking cough
- Laryngitis - swelling of the voice box, which can cause a hoarse voice or loss of voice
Most throat problems are minor and go away on their own. Treatments, when needed, depend on the problem.
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Wounds and Injuries
An injury is damage to your body. It is a general term that refers to harm caused by accidents, falls, hits, weapons, and more. In the U.S., millions of people injure themselves every year. These injuries range from minor to life-threatening. Injuries can happen at work or play, indoors or outdoors, driving a car, or walking across the street.
Wounds are injuries that break the skin or other body tissues. They include cuts, scrapes, scratches, and punctured skin. They often happen because of an accident, but surgery, sutures, and stitches also cause wounds. Minor wounds usually aren't serious, but it is important to clean them. Serious and infected wounds may require first aid followed by a visit to your doctor. You should also seek attention if the wound is deep, you cannot close it yourself, you cannot stop the bleeding or get the dirt out, or it does not heal.
Other common types of injuries include
- Animal bites
- Electrical injuries
- Fractures (broken bones)
- Sprains and strains
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