Specific code icon 2016 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W58.11XA

Bitten by crocodile, initial encounter

    2016 Billable Code POA Exempt

  • W58.11XA describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
  • W58.11XA is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • 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 W58.11XA. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • W58.11XA describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
Present On Admission
  • W58.11XA is considered exempt from POA reporting.

Convert ICD-10-CM W58.11XA to ICD-9-CM