2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H61.10

Unspecified noninfective disorders of pinna

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • H61.10 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM H61.10 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H61.10 - other international versions of ICD-10 H61.10 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Disorder of pinna NOS
The following code(s) above H61.10 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to H61.10:
  • H60-H95
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range H60-H95

    Diseases of the ear and mastoid process

    • Use an external cause code following the code for the ear condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the ear condition
    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the ear and mastoid process
  • H61.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H61.1

    Noninfective disorders of pinna

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Noninfective disorders of pinna
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H61.10:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H61.10
H61.021 Chronic perichondritis of right external ear
H61.022 Chronic perichondritis of left external ear
H61.023 …… bilateral
H61.029 …… unspecified ear
H61.03 Chondritis of external ear
H61.031 Chondritis of right external ear
H61.032 Chondritis of left external ear
H61.033 …… bilateral
H61.039 …… unspecified ear
H61.1 Noninfective disorders of pinna
H61.10 Unspecified noninfective disorders of pinna
H61.101 …… right ear
H61.102 …… left ear
H61.103 …… bilateral
H61.109 …… unspecified ear
H61.11 Acquired deformity of pinna
H61.111 …… right ear
H61.112 …… left ear
H61.113 …… bilateral
H61.119 …… unspecified ear
H61.12 Hematoma of pinna

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.