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ICD-10-CM Code H17.81
Minor opacity of cornea

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 H17.81 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H17.81 that describes the diagnosis 'minor opacity of cornea' in more detail.


Coding Notes for H17.81 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.
Corneal nebula

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H17.81 - Minor opacity of cornea'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H17.81. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: H17.8 - Other corneal scars and opacities

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/H1781