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ICD-10-CM Code H66.4
Suppurative otitis media, unspecified

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 H66.4 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H66.4 that describes the diagnosis 'suppurative otitis media, unspecified' in more detail.

The ICD code H66 is used to code Otitis media

Specialty: Otorhinolaryngology
MeSH Codes: D010033, D010033, D010033, D010033, D010033, D010033, D010033, D010033
ICD 9 Codes: 174.0, 552, 381.0, 381.1, 381.2, 381.3, 381.4, 382

A bulging tympanic membrane which is typical in a case of acute otitis media

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Coding Notes for H66.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Purulent otitis media NOS
Additional Code Note:
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Code for any associated perforated tympanic membrane See code H72.-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H66.4 - Suppurative otitis media, unspecified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H66.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: H66 - Suppurative and unspecified otitis media

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