ICD-10-CM Code H61.009
Unspecified perichondritis of external ear, unspecified ear
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
H61.009 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of unspecified perichondritis of external ear, unspecified ear. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
- DRG Group #152-153 - Otitis media and uri with MCC.
- DRG Group #152-153 - Otitis media and uri without MCC.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code H61.009 and a single ICD9 code, 380.00 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.