2021 ICD-10-CM Code S27.8

Injury of other specified intrathoracic organs

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

S27.8 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 specified intrathoracic organs. 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:S27.8
Short Description:Injury of other specified intrathoracic organs
Long Description:Injury of other specified intrathoracic organs

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Injury of other specified intrathoracic organs

Non-specific codes like S27.8 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 injury of other specified intrathoracic organs:

  • Use S27.80 for Injury of diaphragm NON-BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.802 for Contusion of diaphragm NON-BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.802A for initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.802D for subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.802S for sequela BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.803 for Laceration of diaphragm NON-BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.803A for initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.803D for subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.803S for sequela BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.808 for Other injury of diaphragm NON-BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.808A for initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.808D for subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.808S for sequela BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.809 for Unspecified injury of diaphragm NON-BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.809A for initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.809D for subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.809S for sequela BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.81 for Injury of esophagus (thoracic part) NON-BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.812 for Contusion of esophagus (thoracic part) NON-BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.812A for initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.812D for subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.812S for sequela BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.813 for Laceration of esophagus (thoracic part) NON-BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.813A for initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.813D for subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.813S for sequela BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.818 for Other injury of esophagus (thoracic part) NON-BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.818A for initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.818D for subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.818S for sequela BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.819 for Unspecified injury of esophagus (thoracic part) NON-BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.819A for initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.819D for subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.819S for sequela BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.89 for Injury of other specified intrathoracic organs NON-BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.892 for Contusion of other specified intrathoracic organs NON-BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.892A for initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.892D for subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.892S for sequela BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.893 for Laceration of other specified intrathoracic organs NON-BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.893A for initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.893D for subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.893S for sequela BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.898 for Other injury of other specified intrathoracic organs NON-BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.898A for initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.898D for subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.898S for sequela BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.899 for Unspecified injury of other specified intrathoracic organs NON-BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.899A for initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.899D for subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
  • Use S27.899S for sequela BILLABLE CODE

Information for Patients


Chest Injuries and Disorders

The chest is the part of the body between your neck and your abdomen. It includes the ribs and breastbone. Inside your chest are several organs, including the heart, lungs, and esophagus. The pleura, a large thin sheet of tissue, lines the inside of the chest cavity.

Chest injuries and disorders 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)