Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W59.22XA

Struck by turtle, initial encounter

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt

  • W59.22XA describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
  • W59.22XA 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 W59.22XA. Other international versions of ICD-10 W59.22XA 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
  • W59.22XA describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
Present On Admission
  • W59.22XA is considered exempt from POA reporting.

Convert ICD-10-CM W59.22XA to ICD-9-CM