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ICD-10-CM Code H61.0
Chondritis and perichondritis of external ear

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code H61.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H61.0 that describes the diagnosis 'chondritis and perichondritis of external ear' in more detail.

Coding Notes for H61.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Chondrodermatitis nodularis chronica helicis
Perichondritis of auricle
Perichondritis of pinna

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Elastotic nodules of antihelix (disorder)
  • Chondrodermatitis nodularis (disorder)

Parent Code: H61 - Other disorders of external ear

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