2021 ICD-10-CM Code S25.41

Minor laceration of pulmonary blood vessels

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

S25.41 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of minor laceration of pulmonary blood vessels. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 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.

ICD-10:S25.41
Short Description:Minor laceration of pulmonary blood vessels
Long Description:Minor laceration of pulmonary blood vessels

Code Classification

Coding Guidelines

The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Injury of blood vessels of thorax (S25). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:

Specific Coding for Minor laceration of pulmonary blood vessels

Non-specific codes like S25.41 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 minor laceration of pulmonary blood vessels:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S25.411 for Minor laceration of right pulmonary blood vessels
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S25.411A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S25.411D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S25.411S for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S25.412 for Minor laceration of left pulmonary blood vessels
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S25.412A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S25.412D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S25.412S for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S25.419 for Minor laceration of unspecified pulmonary blood vessels
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S25.419A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S25.419D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S25.419S for sequela

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

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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 S25.41 are found in the index:

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Vascular Diseases

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Wounds and Injuries

Also called: Traumatic 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.

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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)