2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W59.21
Bitten by turtle
2016 2017 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
- W59.21 is not a billable or specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code as there are 3 codes below W59.21 that describe this diagnosis in greater detail.
- This is the American ICD-10-CM version of W59.21. Other international versions of ICD-10 W59.21 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
- W59.21 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.