ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W56

Contact with nonvenomous marine animal

Diagnosis Code W56

ICD-10: W56
Short Description: Contact with nonvenomous marine animal
Long Description: Contact with nonvenomous marine animal
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W56

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The code W56 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to animate mechanical forces (W50-W64)
      • Contact with nonvenomous marine animal (W56)
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