ICD-10-CM Code H16.9
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
H16.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of unspecified 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.
|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.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Keratitis ichthyosis and deafness syndrome (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H16.9 - Unspecified keratitis'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 370.9 was previously used, H16.9 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.