Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W56.22XD

Struck by orca, subsequent encounter

    2015 Billable Code Not A Principal Dx POA Exempt

  • W56.22XD describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
  • W56.22XD 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, W56.22XD - 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 W56.22XD. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Present On Admission
  • W56.22XD is considered exempt from POA reporting.

Convert ICD-10-CM W56.22XD to ICD-9-CM