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ICD-10-CM Code T22.6
Corrosion of second degree of shoulder and upper limb, except wrist and hand

NON-BILLABLE
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 T22.6 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of T22.6 that describes the diagnosis 'corrosion of second degree of shldr/up lmb, except wrs/hnd' in more detail.


The ICD code T22 is used to code Burn

A burn is a type of injury to skin , or other tissues, caused by heat, electricity, chemicals, friction, or radiation. Burns that affect only the superficial skin layers are known as superficial or first-degree burns. When the injury extends into some of the underlying layers, it is described as a partial-thickness or second-degree burn. In a full-thickness or third-degree burn, the injury extends to all layers of the skin. A fourth-degree burn additionally involves injury to deeper tissues, such as muscle, tendons, or bone.

Specialty: Critical Care Medicine
MeSH Codes: D002056, D002056, D002056, D002056, D002056, D002056, D002056, D002056, D002056, D002056
ICD 9 Codes: 940, 941, 942, 943, 944, 945, 946, 947, 948, 949

Second-degree burn of the hand

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for T22.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

codeFirst:
See Section T51-T65 to identify chemical and intent
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
External cause code to identify place See Code Y92

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'T22.6 - Corrosion of second degree of shoulder and upper limb, except wrist and hand'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code T22.6. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: T22 - Burn and corrosion of shoulder and upper limb, except wrist and hand

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