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ICD-10-CM Code H15.8
Other disorders of sclera

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 H15.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of H15.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other disorders of sclera' in more detail.

Coding Notes for H15.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Blue sclera - instead, use code Q13.5
Degenerative myopia - instead, use code H44.2-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H15.8 - Other disorders of sclera'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H15.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: H15 - Disorders of sclera

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/H158