2021 ICD-10-CM Code S27.89

Injury of other specified intrathoracic organs

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

S27.89 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:S27.89
Short Description:Injury of other specified intrathoracic organs
Long Description:Injury of other specified intrathoracic organs

Code Classification

Coding Guidelines

The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Injury of other and unspecified intrathoracic organs (S27). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:

Specific Coding for Injury of other specified intrathoracic organs

Non-specific codes like S27.89 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:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S27.892 for Contusion of other specified intrathoracic organs
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S27.892A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S27.892D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S27.892S for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S27.893 for Laceration of other specified intrathoracic organs
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S27.893A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S27.893D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S27.893S for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S27.898 for Other injury of other specified intrathoracic organs
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S27.898A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S27.898D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S27.898S for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S27.899 for Unspecified injury of other specified intrathoracic organs
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S27.899A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S27.899D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S27.899S for sequela

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code S27.89:


Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a 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)