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ICD-10-CM Code H17.9
Unspecified corneal scar and opacity

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

H17.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of unspecified corneal scar and opacity. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


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

  • Corneal keloid (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H17.9 - Unspecified corneal scar and opacity'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H17.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Corneal opacity, unspecified (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 H17.9 and a single ICD9 code, 371.00 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: H17 - Corneal scars and opacities

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/H179