Valid for Submission
S37.99XA is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other injury of unspecified urinary and pelvic organ, initial encounter. The code S37.99XA 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 S37.99XA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like disruption of pelviureteric junction.
S37.99XA is an initial encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used while the patient is receiving active treatment for a condition like other 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 S37.99XA 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:
- Disruption of pelviureteric junction
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert S37.99XA to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code S37.99XA 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.