ICD-10-CM Code H62.4
Otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere
| 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 H62.4 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H62.4 that describes the diagnosis 'otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere' in more detail.
- H62.4 Otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for H62.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Otitis externa (in):
- Candidiasis - instead, use code B37.84
- Herpes viral [herpes simplex] - instead, use code B00.1
- Herpes zoster - instead, use code B02.8