ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W89.0XXS

Exposure to welding light (arc), sequela

Diagnosis Code W89.0XXS

ICD-10: W89.0XXS
Short Description: Exposure to welding light (arc), sequela
Long Description: Exposure to welding light (arc), sequela
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W89.0XXS

Valid for Submission
The code W89.0XXS is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to electric current, radiation and extreme ambient air temperature and pressure (W85-W99)
      • Exposure to man-made visible and ultraviolet light (W89)

Information for Medical Professionals

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The code W89.0XXS is exempt from POA reporting.

Synonyms
  • Exposure to heat flash
  • Exposure to welding arc
  • Overexposure to electrical welding arc
  • Overexposure to oxygas welding torch
  • Overexposure to visual and ultraviolet light sources
  • Overexposure to visual and ultraviolet light sources

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