2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T15.91XA

Foreign body on external eye, part unspecified, right eye, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • T15.91XA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Foreign body on external eye, part unsp, right eye, init
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T15.91XA became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T15.91XA - other international versions of ICD-10 T15.91XA may differ.
The following code(s) above T15.91XA 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 T15.91XA:
  • S00-T88
    2020 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
    2020 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 2020 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Foreign body on right external eye
ICD-10-CM T15.91XA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 124 Other disorders of the eye with mcc
  • 125 Other disorders of the eye without mcc

Convert T15.91XA 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T15.91XA
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
T15.90XS …… sequela
T15.91 Foreign body on external eye, part unspecified, right eye
T15.91XA …… initial encounter
T15.91XD …… subsequent encounter
T15.91XS …… sequela
T15.92 Foreign body on external eye, part unspecified, left eye
T15.92XA …… initial encounter
T15.92XD …… subsequent encounter
T15.92XS …… sequela
T16 Foreign body in ear
T16.1 Foreign body in right ear
T16.1XXA …… initial encounter
T16.1XXD …… subsequent encounter

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