ICD-10-CM Code H10.44
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
H10.44 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of vernal conjunctivitis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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 H10.44 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."
- Vernal keratoconjunctivitis with limbar and corneal involvement - instead, use code H16.26-
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye with MCC.
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H10.44 - Vernal conjunctivitis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H10.44. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 H10.44 and a single ICD9 code, 372.13 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.