2022 ICD-10-CM Codes for Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level (S16)

Instructional Notations

Code Also Code Also
A "code also" note instructs that two codes may be required to fully describe a condition, but this note does not provide sequencing direction.

  • any associated open wound S11

Type 2 Excludes Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

  • sprain of joint or ligament at neck level S13.9

7th Character Note 7th Character Note
Certain ICD-10-CM categories have applicable 7th characters. The applicable 7th character is required for all codes within the category, or as the notes in the Tabular List instruct. The 7th character must always be the 7th character in the data field. If a code that requires a 7th character is not 6 characters, a placeholder X must be used to fill in the empty characters.

  • The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category S16

7th Character 7th Character
Indicates that a seventh character is to be assigned to codes in a subcategory.

  • A - initial encounter
  • D - subsequent encounter
  • S - sequela
    • ICD-10 Index

      • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)

        • Injuries to the neck (S10-S19)

            • Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level (S16)
            • S16 - Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.1 - Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.1XXA - Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level, init BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.1XXD - Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.1XXS - Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.2 - Laceration of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.2XXA - Laceration of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level, init BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.2XXD - Laceration of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.2XXS - Laceration of musc/fasc/tend at neck level, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.8 - Oth injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.8XXA - Inj muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level, init encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.8XXD - Inj muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level, subs encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.8XXS - Inj muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.9 - Unsp injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.9XXA - Unsp injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level, init BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.9XXD - Unsp injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • S16.9XXS - Unsp injury of musc/fasc/tend at neck level, sequela BILLABLE CODE