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ICD-10-CM Code H66.42
Suppurative otitis media, unspecified, left ear

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

H66.42 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of suppurative otitis media, unspecified, left ear. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

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

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #152-153 - Otitis media and uri with MCC.
  • DRG Group #152-153 - Otitis media and uri without MCC.


Unspecified suppurative otitis media (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 H66.42 and a single ICD9 code, 382.4 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: H66.4 - Suppurative otitis media, unspecified

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