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ICD-10-CM Code H16.11
Macular keratitis

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 H16.11 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H16.11 that describes the diagnosis 'macular keratitis' in more detail.


The ICD code H161 is used to code Photokeratitis

Photokeratitis or ultraviolet keratitis is a painful eye condition caused by exposure of insufficiently protected eyes to the ultraviolet (UV) rays from either natural (e.g. intense sunlight at high altitudes) or artificial (e.g. the electric arc during welding) sources. Photokeratitis is akin to a sunburn of the cornea and conjunctiva, and is not usually noticed until several hours after exposure. Symptoms include increased tears and a feeling of pain, likened to having sand in the eyes.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
ICD 9 Code: 370.24

Coding Notes for H16.11 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.
Areolar keratitis
Nummular keratitis
Stellate keratitis
Striate keratitis

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H16.11 - Macular keratitis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H16.11. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: H16.1 - Other and unspecified superficial keratitis without conjunctivitis

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