Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W45.8XXA

Other foreign body or object entering through skin, initial encounter

    2015 Billable Code Not A Principal Dx

  • W45.8XXA describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
  • W45.8XXA is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, W45.8XXA - and all other ICD-10-CM codes - should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of W45.8XXA. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Abbreviated Form
  • Oth foreign body or object entering through skin, init

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