Fracture of rib(s), sternum and thoracic spine S22

  • S22 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S22 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S22 - other international versions of ICD-10 S22 may differ.
Notes:
  • A fracture not indicated as displaced or nondisplaced should be coded to displaced
  • A fracture not indicated as open or closed should be coded to closed
Code First:
  • any associated:
  • injury of intrathoracic organ (S27.-)
  • spinal cord injury (S24.0-, S24.1-)
Type 1 Excludes:
  • transection of thorax (S28.1)
Type 2 Excludes:
  • fracture of clavicle (S42.0-)
  • fracture of scapula (S42.1-)
Includes:
  • fracture of thoracic neural arch
  • fracture of thoracic spinous process
  • fracture of thoracic transverse process
  • fracture of thoracic vertebra
  • fracture of thoracic vertebral arch

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.