2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T70.0XXA

Otitic barotrauma, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • T70.0XXA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM T70.0XXA became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T70.0XXA - other international versions of ICD-10 T70.0XXA may differ.
The following code(s) above T70.0XXA 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 T70.0XXA:
  • S00-T88
    2021 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
  • T70.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T70.0

    Otitic barotrauma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Aero-otitis media
    • Effects of change in ambient atmospheric pressure or water pressure on ears
    Otitic barotrauma
Approximate Synonyms
  • Diving barotrauma
  • Otitic barotrauma
ICD-10-CM T70.0XXA 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 T70.0XXA 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 T70.0XXA
T69.8 Other specified effects of reduced temperature
T69.8XXA …… initial encounter
T69.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
T69.8XXS …… sequela
T69.9 Effect of reduced temperature, unspecified
T69.9XXA …… initial encounter
T69.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
T69.9XXS …… sequela
T70 Effects of air pressure and water pressure
T70.0 Otitic barotrauma
T70.0XXA …… initial encounter
T70.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
T70.0XXS …… sequela
T70.1 Sinus barotrauma
T70.1XXA …… initial encounter
T70.1XXD …… subsequent encounter
T70.1XXS …… sequela
T70.2 Other and unspecified effects of high altitude
T70.20 Unspecified effects of high altitude
T70.20XA …… initial encounter
T70.20XD …… subsequent encounter

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