ICD-10-CM Code H61.2
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code H61.2 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H61.2 that describes the diagnosis 'impacted cerumen' in more detail.
- H61.2 Impacted cerumen NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE H61.20 Impacted
- BILLABLE H61.21 Impacted
- BILLABLE H61.22 Impacted
- BILLABLE H61.23 Impacted
Coding Notes for H61.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Wax in ear
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Complaining of wax in ear (finding)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H61.2 - Impacted cerumen'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H61.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Parent Code: H61 - Other disorders of external ear