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ICD-10-CM Code H02.81
Retained foreign body in eyelid

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code H02.81 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the seven child codes of H02.81 that describes the diagnosis 'retained foreign body in eyelid' in more detail.

Coding Notes for H02.81 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code to identify the type of retained foreign body See code Z18.-
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Laceration of eyelid with foreign body - instead, use code S01.12-
Retained intraocular foreign body (H44.6-, H44.7-) - instead, use code H44.6-
Superficial foreign body of eyelid and periocular area - instead, use code S00.25-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H02.81 - Retained foreign body in eyelid'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H02.81. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: H02.8 - Other specified disorders of eyelid

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