2021 ICD-10-CM Code T14.90XA

Injury, unspecified, initial encounter

Version 2021
Billable Code
7th Character Code
Unspecified Code
Initial Code
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

T14.90XA is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of injury, unspecified, initial encounter. The code T14.90XA 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 T14.90XA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like accidental injury, aircraft rotating propeller injury, airway trauma, amber discharge from wound, antepartum hemorrhage with trauma , antepartum hemorrhage with trauma - not delivered, etc.

T14.90XA is an initial encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used while the patient is receiving active treatment for a condition like injury unspecified. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines an "initial encounter" doesn't necessarily means "initial visit". The 7th character should be used when the patient is undergoing active treatment regardless if new or different providers saw the patient over the course of a treatment. The appropriate 7th character codes should also be used even if the patient delayed seeking treatment for a condition.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like T14.90XA are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

ICD-10:T14.90XA
Short Description:Injury, unspecified, initial encounter
Long Description:Injury, unspecified, initial encounter

Code Classification

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Replacement Code

T1490XA replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert T14.90XA to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code T14.90XA 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.

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