2021 ICD-10-CM Code S85.0

Injury of popliteal artery

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

S85.0 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of injury of popliteal artery. 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:S85.0
Short Description:Injury of popliteal artery
Long Description:Injury of popliteal artery

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Injury of popliteal artery

Header codes like S85.0 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 injury of popliteal artery:

  • S85.00 - Unspecified injury of popliteal artery
  • S85.001 - Unspecified injury of popliteal artery, right leg
  • S85.001A - Unspecified injury of popliteal artery, right leg, initial encounter
  • S85.001D - Unspecified injury of popliteal artery, right leg, subsequent encounter
  • S85.001S - Unspecified injury of popliteal artery, right leg, sequela
  • S85.002 - Unspecified injury of popliteal artery, left leg
  • S85.002A - Unspecified injury of popliteal artery, left leg, initial encounter
  • S85.002D - Unspecified injury of popliteal artery, left leg, subsequent encounter
  • S85.002S - Unspecified injury of popliteal artery, left leg, sequela
  • S85.009 - Unspecified injury of popliteal artery, unspecified leg
  • S85.009A - Unspecified injury of popliteal artery, unspecified leg, initial encounter
  • S85.009D - Unspecified injury of popliteal artery, unspecified leg, subsequent encounter
  • S85.009S - Unspecified injury of popliteal artery, unspecified leg, sequela
  • S85.01 - Laceration of popliteal artery
  • S85.011 - Laceration of popliteal artery, right leg
  • S85.011A - Laceration of popliteal artery, right leg, initial encounter
  • S85.011D - Laceration of popliteal artery, right leg, subsequent encounter
  • S85.011S - Laceration of popliteal artery, right leg, sequela
  • S85.012 - Laceration of popliteal artery, left leg
  • S85.012A - Laceration of popliteal artery, left leg, initial encounter
  • S85.012D - Laceration of popliteal artery, left leg, subsequent encounter
  • S85.012S - Laceration of popliteal artery, left leg, sequela
  • S85.019 - Laceration of popliteal artery, unspecified leg
  • S85.019A - Laceration of popliteal artery, unspecified leg, initial encounter
  • S85.019D - Laceration of popliteal artery, unspecified leg, subsequent encounter
  • S85.019S - Laceration of popliteal artery, unspecified leg, sequela
  • S85.09 - Other specified injury of popliteal artery
  • S85.091 - Other specified injury of popliteal artery, right leg
  • S85.091A - Other specified injury of popliteal artery, right leg, initial encounter
  • S85.091D - Other specified injury of popliteal artery, right leg, subsequent encounter
  • S85.091S - Other specified injury of popliteal artery, right leg, sequela
  • S85.092 - Other specified injury of popliteal artery, left leg
  • S85.092A - Other specified injury of popliteal artery, left leg, initial encounter
  • S85.092D - Other specified injury of popliteal artery, left leg, subsequent encounter
  • S85.092S - Other specified injury of popliteal artery, left leg, sequela
  • S85.099 - Other specified injury of popliteal artery, unspecified leg
  • S85.099A - Other specified injury of popliteal artery, unspecified leg, initial encounter
  • S85.099D - Other specified injury of popliteal artery, unspecified leg, subsequent encounter
  • S85.099S - Other specified injury of popliteal artery, unspecified leg, sequela

Information for Patients


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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)