ICD-10-CM Code H04.5
Stenosis and insufficiency of lacrimal passages
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code H04.5 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the seven child codes of H04.5 that describes the diagnosis 'stenosis and insufficiency of lacrimal passages' in more detail.
- H04.5 Stenosis and insufficiency of lacrimal passages NON-BILLABLE
- H04.51 NON-BILLABLE
- H04.52 of lacrimal NON-BILLABLE
- H04.53 of NON-BILLABLE
- H04.54 Stenosis of lacrimal NON-BILLABLE
- H04.55 of NON-BILLABLE
- H04.56 Stenosis of lacrimal NON-BILLABLE
- H04.57 Stenosis of lacrimal NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code H045 is used to code Nasolacrimal duct obstruction
nasolacrimal duct obstruction (nldo) is the obstruction of nasolacrimal duct and may be either congenital or acquired. obstruction of the nasolacrimal duct leads to the excess overflow of tears called epiphora.
|ICD 9 Code:||375.56|
Tear system consists of lacrimal gland (a), punctums (b,e), canalicules (c,f), lacrimal sac (g,d). Tear is then drained through nasolacrimal duct (not shown in the image) into nasal cavity