ICD-10-CM Code H18.21
Corneal edema secondary to contact lens
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code H18.21 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H18.21 that describes the diagnosis 'corneal edema secondary to contact lens' in more detail.
- H18.21 Corneal edema secondary to contact lens NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for H18.21 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Other corneal disorders due to contact lens - instead, use code H18.82-
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H18.21 - Corneal edema secondary to contact lens'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H18.21. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.