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ICD-10-CM Code H61.023
Chronic perichondritis of external ear, bilateral

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

H61.023 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of chronic perichondritis of external ear, bilateral. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses without CC or MCC.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Chronic perichondritis of pinna (approximate match)

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 H61.023 and a single ICD9 code, 380.02 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: H61.02 - Chronic perichondritis of external ear

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/H61023