ICD-10-CM Code S05.6
Penetrating wound without foreign body of eyeball
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 S05.6 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of S05.6 that describes the diagnosis 'penetrating wound without foreign body of eyeball' in more detail.
- S05.6 Penetrating wound without foreign body of eyeball NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for S05.6 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.
- Ocular penetration NOS
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Penetrating injury of lens (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for an external cause code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S05.6 - Penetrating wound without foreign body of eyeball'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S05.6. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.