2021 ICD-10-CM Codes for Foreign body on external eye (T15)

Instructional Notations

Type 2 Excludes Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

  • foreign body in penetrating wound of orbit and eye ball S05.4 S05.5
  • open wound of eyelid and periocular area S01.1
  • retained foreign body in eyelid H02.8
  • retained old foreign body in penetrating wound of orbit and eye ball H05.5 H44.6 H44.7
  • superficial foreign body of eyelid and periocular area S00.25

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 T15

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
    • ICD-10 Index

      • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)

        • Effects of foreign body entering through natural orifice (T15-T19)

            • Foreign body on external eye (T15)
            • T15 - Foreign body on external eye NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.0 - Foreign body in cornea NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.00 - Foreign body in cornea, unspecified eye NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.00XA - Foreign body in cornea, unspecified eye, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.00XD - Foreign body in cornea, unspecified eye, subs encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.00XS - Foreign body in cornea, unspecified eye, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.01 - Foreign body in cornea, right eye NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.01XA - Foreign body in cornea, right eye, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.01XD - Foreign body in cornea, right eye, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.01XS - Foreign body in cornea, right eye, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.02 - Foreign body in cornea, left eye NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.02XA - Foreign body in cornea, left eye, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.02XD - Foreign body in cornea, left eye, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.02XS - Foreign body in cornea, left eye, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.1 - Foreign body in conjunctival sac NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.10 - Foreign body in conjunctival sac, unspecified eye NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.10XA - Foreign body in conjunctival sac, unsp eye, init encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.10XD - Foreign body in conjunctival sac, unsp eye, subs encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.10XS - Foreign body in conjunctival sac, unspecified eye, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.11 - Foreign body in conjunctival sac, right eye NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.11XA - Foreign body in conjunctival sac, right eye, init encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.11XD - Foreign body in conjunctival sac, right eye, subs encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.11XS - Foreign body in conjunctival sac, right eye, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.12 - Foreign body in conjunctival sac, left eye NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.12XA - Foreign body in conjunctival sac, left eye, init encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.12XD - Foreign body in conjunctival sac, left eye, subs encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.12XS - Foreign body in conjunctival sac, left eye, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.8 - Foreign body in other and multiple parts of external eye NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.80 - Fb in oth and multiple parts of external eye, unsp eye NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.80XA - Fb in oth and multiple parts of external eye, unsp eye, init BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.80XD - Fb in oth and multiple parts of external eye, unsp eye, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.80XS - Fb in oth and multiple parts of extrn eye, unsp eye, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.81 - Fb in oth and multiple parts of external eye, right eye NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.81XA - Fb in oth and multiple parts of external eye, r eye, init BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.81XD - Fb in oth and multiple parts of external eye, r eye, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.81XS - Fb in oth and multiple parts of external eye, r eye, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.82 - Fb in oth and multiple parts of external eye, left eye NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.82XA - Fb in oth and multiple parts of external eye, left eye, init BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.82XD - Fb in oth and multiple parts of external eye, left eye, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.82XS - Fb in oth and multiple parts of extrn eye, left eye, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.9 - Foreign body on external eye, part unspecified NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.90 - Foreign body on external eye, part unsp, unspecified eye NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.90XA - Foreign body on external eye, part unsp, unsp eye, init BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.90XD - Foreign body on external eye, part unsp, unsp eye, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.90XS - Foreign body on external eye, part unsp, unsp eye, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.91 - Foreign body on external eye, part unspecified, right eye NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.91XA - Foreign body on external eye, part unsp, right eye, init BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.91XD - Foreign body on external eye, part unsp, right eye, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.91XS - Foreign body on external eye, part unsp, right eye, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.92 - Foreign body on external eye, part unspecified, left eye NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.92XA - Foreign body on external eye, part unsp, left eye, init BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.92XD - Foreign body on external eye, part unsp, left eye, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • T15.92XS - Foreign body on external eye, part unsp, left eye, sequela BILLABLE CODE