ICD-10-CM Code H18.71
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 H18.71 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H18.71 that describes the diagnosis 'corneal ectasia' in more detail.
- H18.71 Corneal ectasia NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE H18.711 Corneal
- BILLABLE H18.712 Corneal
- BILLABLE H18.713 Corneal
- BILLABLE H18.719 Corneal
The ICD code H187 is used to code Pellucid marginal degeneration
Pellucid marginal degeneration (PMD; keratotorus), is a degenerative corneal condition, often confused with keratoconus. It is typically characterized by a clear, bilateral thinning (ectasia) in the inferior and peripheral region of the cornea, although some cases affect only one eye. The cause of the disease remains unclear (idiopathic).
|ICD 9 Code:||371.48|
Pellucid corneal degeneration with hydrops and detachment of Descemet's membrane
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H18.71 - Corneal ectasia'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H18.71. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Parent Code: H18.7 - Other and unspecified corneal deformities