Marine Mammal MishapW56.01XA — Bitten by dolphin, initial encounter
W56.12XS — Struck by sea lion, sequela
W56.22XA — Struck by orca, initial encounter
W56.31XA — Bitten by other marine mammals, initial encounter

In preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, RT Welter presents weekly ICD-10 Codes of the Week! Our goal is to familiarize you with the new and expanded code set and the additional clinical documentation needed from your providers to comply with ICD-10 coding, and more importantly, for accurate and clean claims submission to keep your revenue stream flowing! We are to help YOU prepare for the October 1, 2015 implementation date. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for all of your training and education needs!