H66.005 - Acute suppurative otitis media without spontaneous rupture of ear drum, recurrent, left ear
|Short Description:||Ac suppr otitis media w/o spon rupt ear drum, recur, l ear|
|Long Description:||Acute suppurative otitis media without spontaneous rupture of ear drum, recurrent, left ear|
|Status:||Valid for Submission|
H66.005 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of acute suppurative otitis media without spontaneous rupture of ear drum, recurrent, left ear. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The code is commonly used in pediatrics medical specialties to specify clinical concepts such as acute suppurative otitis media.
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Acute suppurative otitis media of left ear
- Recurrent acute otitis media of left ear
- Recurrent acute suppurative otitis media
- Recurrent acute suppurative otitis media of left ear
Convert to ICD-9 Code
|Source ICD-10 Code||Target ICD-9 Code|
|H66.005||382.00 - Ac supp otitis media NOS|
|Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.|
Ear infections are the most common reason parents bring their child to a doctor. Three out of four children will have at least one ear infection by their third birthday. Adults can also get ear infections, but they are less common.
The infection usually affects the middle ear and is called otitis media. The tubes inside the ears become clogged with fluid and mucus. This can affect hearing, because sound cannot get through all that fluid.
If your child isn't old enough to say "My ear hurts," here are a few things to look for:
- Tugging at ears
- Crying more than usual
- Fluid draining from the ear
- Trouble sleeping
- Balance difficulties
- Hearing problems
Your health care provider will diagnose an ear infection by looking inside the ear with an instrument called an otoscope.
Often, ear infections go away on their own. Your health care provider may recommend pain relievers. Severe infections and infections in young babies may require antibiotics.
Children who get infections often may need surgery to place small tubes inside their ears. The tubes relieve pressure in the ears so that the child can hear again.
NIH: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
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- FY 2023 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023
- FY 2022 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2021 through 9/30/2022
- FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
- FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
- FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
- FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
- FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
- FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)