2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T15.81XA

Foreign body in other and multiple parts of external eye, right eye, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • T15.81XA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Fb in oth and multiple parts of external eye, r eye, init
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM T15.81XA became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T15.81XA - other international versions of ICD-10 T15.81XA may differ.
The following code(s) above T15.81XA 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 T15.81XA:
  • S00-T88
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • T15-T19
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range T15-T19

    Effects of foreign body entering through natural orifice

    Type 2 Excludes
    • foreign body accidentally left in operation wound (T81.5-)
    • foreign body in penetrating wound - See open wound by body region
    • residual foreign body in soft tissue (M79.5)
    • splinter, without open wound - See superficial injury by body region
    Effects of foreign body entering through natural orifice
  • T15
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T15

    Foreign body on external eye

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • foreign body in penetrating wound of orbit and eye ball (S05.4-, S05.5-)
    • open wound of eyelid and periocular area (S01.1-)
    • retained foreign body in eyelid (H02.8-)
    • retained (old) foreign body in penetrating wound of orbit and eye ball (H05.5-, H44.6-, H44.7-)
    • superficial foreign body of eyelid and periocular area (S00.25-)
    Foreign body on external eye
  • T15.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T15.8

    Foreign body in other and multiple parts of external eye

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Foreign body in lacrimal punctum
    Foreign body in other and multiple parts of external eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • Foreign body in right eye lacrimal punctum
  • Foreign body in right lacrimal punctum
ICD-10-CM T15.81XA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 124 Other disorders of the eye with mcc
  • 125 Other disorders of the eye without mcc

Convert T15.81XA 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T15.81XA
T15.12 Foreign body in conjunctival sac, left eye
T15.12XA …… initial encounter
T15.12XD …… subsequent encounter
T15.12XS …… sequela
T15.8 Foreign body in other and multiple parts of external eye
T15.80 Foreign body in other and multiple parts of external eye, unspecified eye
T15.80XA …… initial encounter
T15.80XD …… subsequent encounter
T15.80XS …… sequela
T15.81 Foreign body in other and multiple parts of external eye, right eye
T15.81XA …… initial encounter
T15.81XD …… subsequent encounter
T15.81XS …… sequela
T15.82 Foreign body in other and multiple parts of external eye, left eye
T15.82XA …… initial encounter
T15.82XD …… subsequent encounter
T15.82XS …… sequela
T15.9 Foreign body on external eye, part unspecified
T15.90 Foreign body on external eye, part unspecified, unspecified eye
T15.90XA …… initial encounter
T15.90XD …… subsequent encounter

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