2021 ICD-10-CM Code S90.474

Other superficial bite of right lesser toe(s)

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

S90.474 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 bite of right lesser toe(s). 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:S90.474
Short Description:Other superficial bite of right lesser toe(s)
Long Description:Other superficial bite of right lesser toe(s)

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Other superficial bite of right lesser toe(s)

Header codes like S90.474 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 bite of right lesser toe(s):

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)