ICD-10-CM Code H10.3
Unspecified acute conjunctivitis
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 H10.3 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H10.3 that describes the diagnosis 'unspecified acute conjunctivitis' in more detail.
- H10.3 Unspecified acute conjunctivitis NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code H10 is used to code Conjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye is inflammation of the conjunctiva (the outermost layer of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelids). It is commonly due to an infection (usually viral, but sometimes bacterial or parasitic), or an allergic reaction.
|ICD 9 Code:||372.0|
An eye with viral conjunctivitis
Coding Notes for H10.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Ophthalmia neonatorum NOS - instead, use code P39.1
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H10.3 - Unspecified acute conjunctivitis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H10.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.