Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W45.8XXA

Other foreign body or object entering through skin, initial encounter

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • W45.8XXA describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
  • W45.8XXA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of W45.8XXA. Other international versions of ICD-10 W45.8XXA may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Abbreviated Form
  • Oth foreign body or object entering through skin, init
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • W45.8XXA describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.

Convert ICD-10-CM W45.8XXA to ICD-9-CM