ICD-10-CM Code H05.0
Acute inflammation of orbit
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 H05.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of H05.0 that describes the diagnosis 'acute inflammation of orbit' in more detail.
- H05.0 Acute inflammation of orbit NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE H05.00 inflammation of orbit
- H05.01 of orbit NON-BILLABLE
- H05.02 of orbit NON-BILLABLE
- H05.03 of orbit NON-BILLABLE
- H05.04 of orbit NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code H050 is used to code Orbital cellulitis
Orbital cellulitis is inflammation of eye tissues behind the orbital septum. It most commonly refers to an acute spread of infection into the eye socket from either the adjacent sinuses or through the blood. When it affects the rear of the eye, it is known as retro-orbital cellulitis.
|ICD 9 Code:||376.01|
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H05.0 - Acute inflammation of orbit'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H05.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.