ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W26.8

Contact with other sharp object(s), not elsewhere classified

Diagnosis Code W26.8

ICD-10: W26.8
Short Description: Contact with other sharp object(s), not elsewhere classified
Long Description: Contact with other sharp object(s), not elsewhere classified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W26.8

Not Valid for Submission
The code W26.8 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
W26.8 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces (W20-W49)
      • Contact with other sharp objects (W26)
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