ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W42.9XXS

Exposure to other noise, sequela

Diagnosis Code W42.9XXS

ICD-10: W42.9XXS
Short Description: Exposure to other noise, sequela
Long Description: Exposure to other noise, sequela
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W42.9XXS

Valid for Submission
The code W42.9XXS 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)
      • Exposure to noise (W42)

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 W42.9XXS is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Accident caused by exposure to noise
  • Accident caused by noise pollution
  • Accident caused by sound waves
  • Exposed to noise
  • Occupational noise exposure
  • Overexertion, strenuous movements and vibration

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