ICD-10-CM Code H16.269
Vernal keratoconjunctivitis, with limbar and corneal involvement, unspecified eye
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
H16.269 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of vernal keratoconjunctivitis, with limbar and corneal involvement, unspecified eye. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code H16 is used to code Keratitis
Keratitis is a condition in which the eye's cornea, the front part of the eye, becomes inflamed. The condition is often marked by moderate to intense pain and usually involves any of the following symptoms: pain, impaired eyesight, photophobia, red eye and a 'gritty' sensation.
|ICD 9 Code:||370|
An eye with non-ulcerative sterile keratitis.
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye with MCC.
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye without MCC.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider laterality specification
Equivalent ICD-9 Codes 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 H16.269 and a single ICD9 code, 372.13 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.