2021 ICD-10-CM Code S40.2

Other superficial injuries of shoulder

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

S40.2 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other superficial injuries of shoulder. The code 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.

ICD-10:S40.2
Short Description:Other superficial injuries of shoulder
Long Description:Other superficial injuries of shoulder

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Other superficial injuries of shoulder

Header codes like S40.2 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 other superficial injuries of shoulder:

  • S40.21 - Abrasion of shoulder
  • S40.211 - Abrasion of right shoulder
  • S40.211A - Abrasion of right shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.211D - Abrasion of right shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.211S - Abrasion of right shoulder, sequela
  • S40.212 - Abrasion of left shoulder
  • S40.212A - Abrasion of left shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.212D - Abrasion of left shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.212S - Abrasion of left shoulder, sequela
  • S40.219 - Abrasion of unspecified shoulder
  • S40.219A - Abrasion of unspecified shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.219D - Abrasion of unspecified shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.219S - Abrasion of unspecified shoulder, sequela
  • S40.22 - Blister (nonthermal) of shoulder
  • S40.221 - Blister (nonthermal) of right shoulder
  • S40.221A - Blister (nonthermal) of right shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.221D - Blister (nonthermal) of right shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.221S - Blister (nonthermal) of right shoulder, sequela
  • S40.222 - Blister (nonthermal) of left shoulder
  • S40.222A - Blister (nonthermal) of left shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.222D - Blister (nonthermal) of left shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.222S - Blister (nonthermal) of left shoulder, sequela
  • S40.229 - Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified shoulder
  • S40.229A - Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.229D - Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.229S - Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified shoulder, sequela
  • S40.24 - External constriction of shoulder
  • S40.241 - External constriction of right shoulder
  • S40.241A - External constriction of right shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.241D - External constriction of right shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.241S - External constriction of right shoulder, sequela
  • S40.242 - External constriction of left shoulder
  • S40.242A - External constriction of left shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.242D - External constriction of left shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.242S - External constriction of left shoulder, sequela
  • S40.249 - External constriction of unspecified shoulder
  • S40.249A - External constriction of unspecified shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.249D - External constriction of unspecified shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.249S - External constriction of unspecified shoulder, sequela
  • S40.25 - Superficial foreign body of shoulder
  • S40.251 - Superficial foreign body of right shoulder
  • S40.251A - Superficial foreign body of right shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.251D - Superficial foreign body of right shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.251S - Superficial foreign body of right shoulder, sequela
  • S40.252 - Superficial foreign body of left shoulder
  • S40.252A - Superficial foreign body of left shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.252D - Superficial foreign body of left shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.252S - Superficial foreign body of left shoulder, sequela
  • S40.259 - Superficial foreign body of unspecified shoulder
  • S40.259A - Superficial foreign body of unspecified shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.259D - Superficial foreign body of unspecified shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.259S - Superficial foreign body of unspecified shoulder, sequela
  • S40.26 - Insect bite (nonvenomous) of shoulder
  • S40.261 - Insect bite (nonvenomous) of right shoulder
  • S40.261A - Insect bite (nonvenomous) of right shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.261D - Insect bite (nonvenomous) of right shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.261S - Insect bite (nonvenomous) of right shoulder, sequela
  • S40.262 - Insect bite (nonvenomous) of left shoulder
  • S40.262A - Insect bite (nonvenomous) of left shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.262D - Insect bite (nonvenomous) of left shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.262S - Insect bite (nonvenomous) of left shoulder, sequela
  • S40.269 - Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified shoulder
  • S40.269A - Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.269D - Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.269S - Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified shoulder, sequela
  • S40.27 - Other superficial bite of shoulder
  • S40.271 - Other superficial bite of right shoulder
  • S40.271A - Other superficial bite of right shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.271D - Other superficial bite of right shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.271S - Other superficial bite of right shoulder, sequela
  • S40.272 - Other superficial bite of left shoulder
  • S40.272A - Other superficial bite of left shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.272D - Other superficial bite of left shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.272S - Other superficial bite of left shoulder, sequela
  • S40.279 - Other superficial bite of unspecified shoulder
  • S40.279A - Other superficial bite of unspecified shoulder, initial encounter
  • S40.279D - Other superficial bite of unspecified shoulder, subsequent encounter
  • S40.279S - Other superficial bite of unspecified shoulder, sequela

Information for Patients


Bruises

Also called: Contusion, Ecchymoses

A bruise is a mark on your skin caused by blood trapped under the surface. It happens when an injury crushes small blood vessels but does not break the skin. Those vessels break open and leak blood under the skin.

Bruises are often painful and swollen. You can get skin, muscle and bone bruises. Bone bruises are the most serious.

It can take months for a bruise to fade, but most last about two weeks. They start off a reddish color, and then turn bluish-purple and greenish-yellow before returning to normal. To reduce bruising, ice the injured area and elevate it above your heart. See your health care provider if you seem to bruise for no reason, or if the bruise appears to be infected.


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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)