2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H66.002

Acute suppurative otitis media without spontaneous rupture of ear drum, left ear

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • H66.002 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Acute suppr otitis media w/o spon rupt ear drum, left ear
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM H66.002 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H66.002 - other international versions of ICD-10 H66.002 may differ.
The following code(s) above H66.002 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 H66.002:
  • H60-H95
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range H60-H95

    Diseases of the ear and mastoid process

    Note
    • 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
  • H66
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H66

    Suppurative and unspecified otitis media

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • suppurative and unspecified otitis media with myringitis
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Suppurative and unspecified otitis media
Approximate Synonyms
  • Left acute suppurative otitis media
ICD-10-CM H66.002 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 152 Otitis media and uri with mcc
  • 153 Otitis media and uri without mcc

Convert H66.002 to ICD-9-CM

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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H66.002
H65.499 …… unspecified ear
H65.9 Unspecified nonsuppurative otitis media
H65.90 …… unspecified ear
H65.91 …… right ear
H65.92 …… left ear
H65.93 …… bilateral
H66 Suppurative and unspecified otitis media
H66.0 Acute suppurative otitis media
H66.00 Acute suppurative otitis media without spontaneous rupture of ear drum
H66.001 …… right ear
H66.002 …… left ear
H66.003 …… bilateral
H66.004 …… recurrent, right ear
H66.005 …… recurrent, left ear
H66.006 …… recurrent, bilateral
H66.007 …… recurrent, unspecified ear
H66.009 …… unspecified ear
H66.01 Acute suppurative otitis media with spontaneous rupture of ear drum
H66.011 …… right ear
H66.012 …… left ear
H66.013 …… bilateral

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