2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H66.01

Acute suppurative otitis media with spontaneous rupture of ear drum

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • H66.01 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Acute suppurative otitis media w spontaneous rupt ear drum
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM H66.01 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H66.01 - other international versions of ICD-10 H66.01 may differ.
The following code(s) above H66.01 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 H66.01:
  • H60-H95
    2020 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 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
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
Code annotations containing back-references to H66.01:
  • Code First: G05
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G05

    Encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis in diseases classified elsewhere

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    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease (B20)
    • poliovirus (A80.-)
    • suppurative otitis media (H66.01-H66.4)
    • trichinellosis (B75)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • adenoviral encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (A85.1)
    • congenital toxoplasmosis encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (P37.1)
    • cytomegaloviral encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (B25.8)
    • encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (in) measles (B05.0)
    • encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (in) systemic lupus erythematosus (M32.19)
    • enteroviral encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (A85.0)
    • eosinophilic meningoencephalitis (B83.2)
    • herpesviral [herpes simplex] encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (B00.4)
    • listerial encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (A32.12)
    • meningococcal encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (A39.81)
    • mumps encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (B26.2)
    • postchickenpox encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (B01.1-)
    • rubella encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (B06.01)
    • toxoplasmosis encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (B58.2)
    • zoster encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (B02.0)
  • Type 1 Excludes: H72
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H72

    Perforation of tympanic membrane

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    Includes
    • persistent post-traumatic perforation of ear drum
    • postinflammatory perforation of ear drum
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute suppurative otitis media with rupture of the tympanic membrane (H66.01-)
    • traumatic rupture of ear drum (S09.2-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H66.01:
  • Otitis (acute) H66.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H66.90

    Otitis media, unspecified, unspecified ear

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • media (hemorrhagic) (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) H66.9-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H66.9-

      Otitis media, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Otitis media NOS
      • Acute otitis media NOS
      • Chronic otitis media NOS
      Use Additional
      • code for any associated perforated tympanic membrane (H72.-)
      • suppurative H66.4-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H66.4-

        Suppurative otitis media, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Purulent otitis media NOS
        Use Additional
        • code for any associated perforated tympanic membrane (H72.-)
        • acute H66.00-
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H66.00-

          Acute suppurative otitis media without spontaneous rupture of ear drum

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • recurrent H66.00-
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H66.00-

            Acute suppurative otitis media without spontaneous rupture of ear drum

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
            • with rupture of ear drum H66.01-
          • with rupture of ear drum H66.01-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H66.01
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
H66.014 …… recurrent, right ear
H66.015 …… recurrent, left ear
H66.016 …… recurrent, bilateral
H66.017 …… recurrent, unspecified ear
H66.019 …… unspecified ear
H66.1 Chronic tubotympanic suppurative otitis media
H66.10 …… unspecified

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