S80.869A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. Short description: Insect bite (nonvenomous), unsp lower leg, init encntr; The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM S80.869A became effective on October 1, 2021. This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S80.869A – other international versions of ICD-10 …
FAQ icd 10 code for insect bites bilateral legs
What is the ICD 10 code for insect bite?
Insect bite (nonvenomous), unspecified lower leg, initial encounter. S80.869A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
How do you code a nonvenomous bite?
These are divided by anatomical location, S40.86- Insect bite (nonvenomous) of upper arm, S30.86- Insect bite (nonvenomous) of abdomen, lower back, pelvis and external genitals, S80.86- Insect bite (nonvenomous) of lower leg, and so on. If something more specific is diagnosed, like dermatitis, you’d code according to the documentation.
How do I find the code for a superficial bite?
See Bite (s)>site> superficial>insect on the index. It would be a lot of codes since it’s multiple site, unfortunately there is no one code for it. You may also check these links as they have already posted this topic in the forum previously.
Are all insect bites dangerous?
Most insect bites are harmless, though they sometimes cause discomfort. Bee, wasp, and hornet stings and fire ant bites usually hurt. Mosquito and flea bites usually itch. Insects can also spread diseases. In the United States, some mosquitoes spread West Nile virus.
ICD 10 CM Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Guideline Breakdown
Infectious Disease ICD-10-CM Coding
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