ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W27.1XXA

Contact with garden tool, initial encounter

Diagnosis Code W27.1XXA

ICD-10: W27.1XXA
Short Description: Contact with garden tool, initial encounter
Long Description: Contact with garden tool, initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W27.1XXA

Valid for Submission
The code W27.1XXA is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces (W20-W49)
      • Contact with nonpowered hand tool (W27)

Information for Medical Professionals

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The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.

The code W27.1XXA is exempt from POA reporting.

Synonyms
  • Accident caused by garden fork
  • Accident caused by hoe
  • Accident caused by horticultural cutting machines
  • Accident caused by horticultural cutting machines
  • Accident caused by horticultural tool
  • Accident caused by pitchfork
  • Accident caused by rake
  • Accident caused by rotavator
  • Accident caused by spade
  • Accident caused by strimmer
  • Accidental cut with lawn mower

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