Valid for Submission
S65.211S is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of laceration of superficial palmar arch of right hand, sequela. The code S65.211S 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 S65.211S might also be used to specify conditions or terms like injury of superficial palmar arch, laceration of palm of hand, laceration of right superficial palmar arch or laceration of superficial palmar arch. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.
S65.211S is a sequela code, includes a 7th character and should be used for complications that arise as a direct result of a condition like laceration of superficial palmar arch of right hand. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines a "sequela" code should be used for chronic or residual conditions that are complications of an initial acute disease, illness or injury. The most common sequela is pain. Usually, two diagnosis codes are needed when reporting sequela. The first code describes the nature of the sequela while the second code describes the sequela or late effect.
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Injury of superficial palmar arch
- Laceration of palm of hand
- Laceration of right superficial palmar arch
- Laceration of superficial palmar arch
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Present on Admission (POA)
Convert S65.211S to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code S65.211S 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.
Information for Patients
Hand Injuries and Disorders
No matter how old you are or what you do for a living, you are always using your hands. When there is something wrong with them, you may not be able to do your regular activities.
Hand problems include
- Carpal tunnel syndrome - compression of a nerve as it goes through the wrist, often making your fingers feel numb
- Injuries that result in fractures, ruptured ligaments and dislocations
- Osteoarthritis - wear-and-tear arthritis, which can also cause deformity
- Tendinitis - irritation of the tendons
- Disorders and injuries of your fingers and thumb
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