ICD-10-CM Code H20.05
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 H20.05 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H20.05 that describes the diagnosis 'hypopyon' in more detail.
The ICD code H20 is used to code Uveitis
Uveitis is the inflammation of the uvea, the pigmented layer that lies between the inner retina and the outer fibrous layer composed of the sclera and cornea. The uvea consists of the middle layer of pigmented vascular structures of the eye and includes the iris, ciliary body, and choroid. Uveitis is an ophthalmic emergency and requires a thorough examination by an optometrist or ophthalmologist and urgent treatment to control the inflammation.
|ICD 9 Code:||364|
Hypopyon in anterior uveitis, seen as yellowish exudate in lower part of anterior chamber of eye
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H20.05 - Hypopyon'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H20.05. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.