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ICD-10-CM Code H04.219
Epiphora due to excess lacrimation, unspecified lacrimal gland

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Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

H04.219 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of epiphora due to excess lacrimation, unspecified lacrimal gland. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code H042 is used to code Epiphora (medicine)

Epiphora is an overflow of tears onto the face. A clinical sign or condition that constitutes insufficient tear film drainage from the eyes in that tears will drain down the face rather than through the nasolacrimal system.

ICD 9 Code: 375.2
Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye with MCC.
  • DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Complaining of excess tears (finding)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider laterality specification

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Epiphora due to excess lacrimation (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code H04.219 and a single ICD9 code, 375.21 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: H04.21 - Epiphora due to excess lacrimation

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