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ICD-10-CM Code H16.8
Other keratitis

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

H16.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other keratitis. 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.

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

An eye with non-ulcerative sterile keratitis.

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye with MCC.
  • DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Lipid keratopathy (disorder)
  • Infectious crystalline keratopathy (disorder)
  • Chemical keratitis (disorder)
  • Mycotic keratitis due to Fusarium (disorder)
  • Microsporidia keratitis (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H16.8 - Other keratitis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H16.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other forms of keratitis (approximate match)

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 H16.8 and a single ICD9 code, 370.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: H16 - Keratitis

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/H168