Unspecified otitis externa, left ear. H60.92 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM H60.92 became effective on October 1, 2021.
FAQ icd 10 code for left otitis externa
What is the ICD 10 code for otitis externa?
Unspecified otitis externa, left ear. H60.92 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM H60.92 became effective on October 1, 2019. This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H60.92 – other international versions of ICD-10 H60.92 may differ.
What is the ICD 10 code for otalgia?
Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H92.0: Earache H92.0 Mastoidalgia H92.0 Neuralgia, neuralgic (acute) M79.2 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79.2. Neuralgia and neuritis, unspecified 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Otalgia H92.0 Pain(s) R52 – see also Painful ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R52.
What is the ICD 10 code for ear infection?
This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H92.0 – other international versions of ICD-10 H92.0 may differ. A disorder characterized by a sensation of marked discomfort in the ear. Earache; a pain localized in the middle or inner ear. Pain in the ear. Painful sensation in the ear region.
What is otitis externa (or swimmer’s ear)?
Otitis externa (also known as external otitis and swimmer’s ear) is an inflammation of the outer ear and ear canal. Along with otitis media, external otitis is one of the two human conditions commonly called "earache". It also occurs in many other species. Inflammation of the skin of the ear canal is the essence of this disorder.
Medical Coding of the Ears
ICD 10 CM 2021 – CHAPTERS 6, 7 & 8 – DISEASE OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM, EYE & ADNEXA, EAR & MASTOID
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|Swimmer’s Ear (Medical Condition)An infection of the outer opening of the ear and ear canal that connects the eardrum to outside ear. It is caused by bacteria or fungi.|