Valid for Submission
S37.99XD is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other injury of unspecified urinary and pelvic organ, subsequent encounter. The code S37.99XD is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code S37.99XD might also be used to specify conditions or terms like disruption of pelviureteric junction. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.
S37.99XD 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 injury of unspecified urinary and pelvic organ. 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.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like S37.99XD 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 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:
- A - initial encounter
- D - subsequent encounter
- S - sequela
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
Present on Admission (POA)
Convert S37.99XD to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code S37.99XD 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.