Valid for Submission
S37.899A is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified injury of other urinary and pelvic organ, initial encounter. The code S37.899A 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 S37.899A might also be used to specify conditions or terms like injury of broad ligament, injury of seminal vesicle, injury of seminal vesicle with open wound into abdominal cavity, injury of seminal vesicle without open wound into abdominal cavity, injury of spermatic cord , injury of urinary conduit, etc.
S37.899A is an initial encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used while the patient is receiving active treatment for a condition like unspecified injury of other urinary and pelvic organ. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines an "initial encounter" doesn't necessarily means "initial visit". The 7th character should be used when the patient is undergoing active treatment regardless if new or different providers saw the patient over the course of a treatment. The appropriate 7th character codes should also be used even if the patient delayed seeking treatment for a condition.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like S37.899A are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Injury of broad ligament
- Injury of seminal vesicle
- Injury of seminal vesicle with open wound into abdominal cavity
- Injury of seminal vesicle without open wound into abdominal cavity
- Injury of spermatic cord
- Injury of urinary conduit
- Injury of vas deferens
- Injury of vas deferens with open wound into abdominal cavity
- Injury of vas deferens without open injury to abdominal cavity
- Rupture of urinary conduit
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert S37.899A to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code S37.899A 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.