2021 ICD-10-CM Code S46.29

Other injury of muscle, fascia and tendon of other parts of biceps

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

S46.29 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other injury of muscle, fascia and tendon of other parts of biceps. The code is not specific and 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:S46.29
Short Description:Inj muscle, fascia and tendon of oth parts of biceps
Long Description:Other injury of muscle, fascia and tendon of other parts of biceps

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Inj muscle, fascia and tendon of oth parts of biceps

Non-specific codes like S46.29 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 inj muscle, fascia and tendon of oth parts of biceps:

  • Use S46.291 for Other injury of muscle, fascia and tendon of other parts of biceps, right arm
  • Use S46.291A for initial encounter
  • Use S46.291D for subsequent encounter
  • Use S46.291S for sequela
  • Use S46.292 for Other injury of muscle, fascia and tendon of other parts of biceps, left arm
  • Use S46.292A for initial encounter
  • Use S46.292D for subsequent encounter
  • Use S46.292S for sequela
  • Use S46.299 for Other injury of muscle, fascia and tendon of other parts of biceps, unspecified arm
  • Use S46.299A for initial encounter
  • Use S46.299D for subsequent encounter
  • Use S46.299S for sequela

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code S46.29 are found in the index:

Information for Patients


Arm Injuries and Disorders

Of the 206 bones in your body, three of them are in your arm: the humerus, radius, and ulna. Your arms are also made up of muscles, joints, tendons, and other connective tissue. Injuries to any of these parts of the arm can occur during sports, a fall, or an accident.

Types of arm injuries include

You may also have problems or injure specific parts of your arm, such as your hand, wrist, elbow, or shoulder.


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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)