2021 ICD-10-CM Code S36.892

Contusion of other intra-abdominal organs

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

S36.892 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of contusion of other intra-abdominal 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.

The ICD-10-CM code S36.892 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like contusion of mesentery, contusion of omentum, injury of mesentery or injury of omentum.

ICD-10:S36.892
Short Description:Contusion of other intra-abdominal organs
Long Description:Contusion of other intra-abdominal organs

Code Classification

Coding Guidelines

The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Injury of intra-abdominal organs (S36). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:

Specific Coding for Contusion of other intra-abdominal organs

Non-specific codes like S36.892 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 contusion of other intra-abdominal organs:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S36.892A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S36.892D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S36.892S for sequela

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 S36.892 are found in the index:

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Information for Patients


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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)