Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W55.21XA

Bitten by cow, initial encounter

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt

  • W55.21XA describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
  • W55.21XA 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 W55.21XA. Other international versions of ICD-10 W55.21XA may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • W55.21XA describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
Present On Admission
  • W55.21XA is considered exempt from POA reporting.

Convert ICD-10-CM W55.21XA to ICD-9-CM