ICD-10-CM Code H95.5

Postprocedural hematoma and seroma of ear and mastoid process following a procedure

Version 2021 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

H95.5 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of postprocedural hematoma and seroma of ear and mastoid process following a procedure. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:H95.5
Short Description:Postproc hematoma and seroma of ear/mastd fol a procedure
Long Description:Postprocedural hematoma and seroma of ear and mastoid process following a procedure

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • H95.51 - Postprocedural hematoma of ear and mastoid process following a procedure on the ear and mastoid process
  • H95.52 - Postprocedural hematoma of ear and mastoid process following other procedure
  • H95.53 - Postprocedural seroma of ear and mastoid process following a procedure on the ear and mastoid process
  • H95.54 - Postprocedural seroma of ear and mastoid process following other procedure

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the ear and mastoid process (H60–H95)
    • Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of ear and mastoid process, not elsewhere classified (H95)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disorders of ear/mastd, NEC (H95)

Code History

  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021