Acute Otitis Externa (AOE): Systemic Antimicrobial Therapy - Avoidance of Inappropriate Use - ICD-10-CM Quality Payment Program Measure

Quality Measure Description Measure Type High Priority Submission Methods
Acute Otitis Externa (AOE): Systemic Antimicrobial Therapy - Avoidance of Inappropriate UsePercentage of patients aged 2 years and older with a diagnosis of AOE who were not prescribed systemic antimicrobial therapy.ProcessYESClaims, Registry

Linked ICD-10 Codes

The following ICD-10-CM codes are linked to the quality measure acute otitis externa (aoe): systemic antimicrobial therapy - avoidance of inappropriate use when used as part of a patient's medical record. This Quality Measure is part of Medicare's Quality Payment Program (QPP).

ICD CodeDescriptionCategory
H60.311Diffuse otitis externa, right earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.312Diffuse otitis externa, left earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.313Diffuse otitis externa, bilateralOtitis externa (H60)
H60.319Diffuse otitis externa, unspecified earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.321Hemorrhagic otitis externa, right earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.322Hemorrhagic otitis externa, left earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.323Hemorrhagic otitis externa, bilateralOtitis externa (H60)
H60.329Hemorrhagic otitis externa, unspecified earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.331Swimmer's ear, right earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.332Swimmer's ear, left earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.333Swimmer's ear, bilateralOtitis externa (H60)
H60.339Swimmer's ear, unspecified earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.391Other infective otitis externa, right earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.392Other infective otitis externa, left earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.393Other infective otitis externa, bilateralOtitis externa (H60)
H60.399Other infective otitis externa, unspecified earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.501Unspecified acute noninfective otitis externa, right earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.502Unspecified acute noninfective otitis externa, left earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.503Unspecified acute noninfective otitis externa, bilateralOtitis externa (H60)
H60.509Unspecified acute noninfective otitis externa, unspecified earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.511Acute actinic otitis externa, right earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.512Acute actinic otitis externa, left earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.513Acute actinic otitis externa, bilateralOtitis externa (H60)
H60.519Acute actinic otitis externa, unspecified earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.521Acute chemical otitis externa, right earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.522Acute chemical otitis externa, left earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.523Acute chemical otitis externa, bilateralOtitis externa (H60)
H60.529Acute chemical otitis externa, unspecified earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.531Acute contact otitis externa, right earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.532Acute contact otitis externa, left earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.533Acute contact otitis externa, bilateralOtitis externa (H60)
H60.539Acute contact otitis externa, unspecified earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.541Acute eczematoid otitis externa, right earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.542Acute eczematoid otitis externa, left earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.543Acute eczematoid otitis externa, bilateralOtitis externa (H60)
H60.549Acute eczematoid otitis externa, unspecified earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.551Acute reactive otitis externa, right earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.552Acute reactive otitis externa, left earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.553Acute reactive otitis externa, bilateralOtitis externa (H60)
H60.559Acute reactive otitis externa, unspecified earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.591Other noninfective acute otitis externa, right earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.592Other noninfective acute otitis externa, left earOtitis externa (H60)
H60.593Other noninfective acute otitis externa, bilateralOtitis externa (H60)
H60.599Other noninfective acute otitis externa, unspecified earOtitis externa (H60)
H62.40Otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere, unspecified earDisorders of external ear in diseases classified elsewhere (H62)
H62.41Otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere, right earDisorders of external ear in diseases classified elsewhere (H62)
H62.42Otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere, left earDisorders of external ear in diseases classified elsewhere (H62)
H62.43Otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere, bilateralDisorders of external ear in diseases classified elsewhere (H62)

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