2021 ICD-10-CM Code S37.90XA

Unspecified injury of unspecified urinary and pelvic organ, initial encounter

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

S37.90XA is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified injury of unspecified urinary and pelvic organ, initial encounter. The code S37.90XA 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 S37.90XA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like injury of female genital system, injury of intra-abdominal organ, injury of pelvic organ, injury of urinary organ, injury of urinary tract , internal injury of pelvic organs, etc.

S37.90XA 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 unspecified 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 S37.90XA 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.

ICD-10:S37.90XA
Short Description:Unsp injury of unsp urinary and pelvic organ, init encntr
Long Description:Unspecified injury of unspecified urinary and pelvic organ, initial encounter

Code Classification

Coding Guidelines

The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Injury of urinary and pelvic organs (S37). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:

Approximate Synonyms

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

Convert S37.90XA to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code S37.90XA 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.

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)