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ICD-10-CM Code H16.3
Interstitial and deep 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 H16.3 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of H16.3 that describes the diagnosis 'interstitial and deep keratitis' in more detail.


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.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
MeSH Code: D007634
ICD 9 Code: 370

An eye with non-ulcerative sterile keratitis.


Parent Code: H16 - Keratitis

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/H163