Valid for Submission
S29.8XXD is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other specified injuries of thorax, subsequent encounter. The code S29.8XXD is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code S29.8XXD might also be used to specify conditions or terms like costal cartilage injury, degloving injury chest wall, metal foreign body in chest, metal foreign body in trunk, traumatic division of costal cartilage , wood splinter in breast, etc. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.
S29.8XXD is a subsequent encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used after the patient has completed active treatment for a condition like other specified injuries of thorax. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines a "subsequent encounter" occurs when the patient is receiving routine care for the condition during the healing or recovery phase of treatment. Subsequent diagnosis codes are appropriate during the recovery phase, no matter how many times the patient has seen the provider for this condition. If the provider needs to adjust the patient's care plan due to a setback or other complication, the encounter becomes active again.
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Costal cartilage injury
- Degloving injury chest wall
- Metal foreign body in chest
- Metal foreign body in trunk
- Traumatic division of costal cartilage
- Wood splinter in breast
- Wood splinter in chest
- Wood splinter in trunk
- Wood splinter in trunk
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Present on Admission (POA)
Convert S29.8XXD to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code S29.8XXD 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
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
- Heart diseases
- Lung diseases and collapsed lung
- Pleural disorders
- Esophagus disorders
- Broken ribs
- Thoracic aortic aneurysms
- Disorders of the mediastinum, the space between the lungs, breastbone, and spine
- Chest tube insertion (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Costochondritis (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Mediastinal tumor (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Pectus excavatum (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Rib fracture - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
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