Specific code icon 2016 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W56.11XA

Bitten by sea lion, initial encounter

    2016 Specific Code POA Exempt

  • W56.11XA describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
  • W56.11XA is a specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of W56.11XA. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • W56.11XA describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
Present On Admission
  • W56.11XA is considered exempt from POA reporting.

Convert ICD-10-CM W56.11XA to ICD-9-CM