Contact with nonpowered hand tool (W27)

    • ICD-10 Index

      • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)

        • Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces (W20-W49)

            • Contact with nonpowered hand tool (W27)
            • W27 - Contact with nonpowered hand tool NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.0 - Contact with workbench tool NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.0XXA - Contact with workbench tool, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.0XXD - Contact with workbench tool, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.0XXS - Contact with workbench tool, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.1 - Contact with garden tool NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.1XXA - Contact with garden tool, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.1XXD - Contact with garden tool, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.1XXS - Contact with garden tool, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.2 - Contact with scissors NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.2XXA - Contact with scissors, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.2XXD - Contact with scissors, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.2XXS - Contact with scissors, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.3 - Contact with needle (sewing) NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.3XXA - Contact with needle (sewing), initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.3XXD - Contact with needle (sewing), subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.3XXS - Contact with needle (sewing), sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.4 - Contact with kitchen utensil NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.4XXA - Contact with kitchen utensil, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.4XXD - Contact with kitchen utensil, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.4XXS - Contact with kitchen utensil, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.5 - Contact with paper-cutter NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.5XXA - Contact with paper-cutter, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.5XXD - Contact with paper-cutter, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.5XXS - Contact with paper-cutter, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.8 - Contact with other nonpowered hand tool NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.8XXA - Contact with other nonpowered hand tool, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.8XXD - Contact with other nonpowered hand tool, subs encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • W27.8XXS - Contact with other nonpowered hand tool, sequela BILLABLE CODE

Instructional Notations

7th Character Note 7th Character Note
Certain ICD-10-CM categories have applicable 7th characters. The applicable 7th character is required for all codes within the category, or as the notes in the Tabular List instruct. The 7th character must always be the 7th character in the data field. If a code that requires a 7th character is not 6 characters, a placeholder X must be used to fill in the empty characters.

  • The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category W27

7th Character 7th Character
Indicates that a seventh character is to be assigned to codes in a subcategory.

  • A - initial encounter
  • D - subsequent encounter
  • S - sequela