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ICD-10-CM Code H15.09
Other scleritis

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code H15.09 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H15.09 that describes the diagnosis 'other scleritis' in more detail.


The ICD code H150 is used to code Scleritis

Scleritis is a serious inflammatory disease that affects the white outer coating of the eye, known as the sclera. The disease is often contracted through association with other diseases of the body, such as granulomatosis with polyangiitis or rheumatoid arthritis. There are three types of scleritis: diffuse scleritis (the most common), nodular scleritis, and necrotizing scleritis (the most severe). Scleritis may be the first symptom of onset of connective tissue disease.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
MeSH Code: D015423
ICD 9 Code: 379.0

Inflammation of entire thickness of the sclera

Coding Notes for H15.09 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Scleral abscess

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H15.09 - Other scleritis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H15.09. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: H15.0 - Scleritis

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