2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W56.2

Contact with orca

ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
Applicable To
  • Contact with killer whale
The following code(s) above W56.2 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 W56.2:
  • V00-Y99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range V00-Y99

    External causes of morbidity

    • This chapter permits the classification of environmental events and circumstances as the cause of injury, and other adverse effects. Where a code from this section is applicable, it is intended that it shall be used secondary to a code from another chapter of the Classification indicating the nature of the condition. Most often, the condition will be classifiable to Chapter 19, Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88). Other conditions that may be stated to be due to external causes are classified in Chapters I to XVIII. For these conditions, codes from Chapter 20 should be used to provide additional information as to the cause of the condition.
    External causes of morbidity
  • W50-W64
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range W50-W64

    Exposure to animate mechanical forces

    Type 1 Excludes
    • Toxic effect of contact with venomous animals and plants (T63.-)
    Exposure to animate mechanical forces
  • W56
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W56

    Contact with nonvenomous marine animal

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • contact with venomous marine animal (T63.-)
    Contact with nonvenomous marine animal
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To W56.2
W56.11XD …… subsequent encounter
W56.11XS …… sequela
W56.12 Struck by sea lion
W56.12XA …… initial encounter
W56.12XD …… subsequent encounter
W56.12XS …… sequela
W56.19 Other contact with sea lion
W56.19XA …… initial encounter
W56.19XD …… subsequent encounter
W56.19XS …… sequela
W56.2 Contact with orca
W56.21 Bitten by orca
W56.21XA …… initial encounter
W56.21XD …… subsequent encounter
W56.21XS …… sequela
W56.22 Struck by orca
W56.22XA …… initial encounter
W56.22XD …… subsequent encounter
W56.22XS …… sequela
W56.29 Other contact with orca
W56.29XA …… initial encounter

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