ICD-10-CM Code H20.20
Lens-induced iridocyclitis, unspecified eye
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
H20.20 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of lens-induced iridocyclitis, unspecified eye. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye with MCC.
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye without MCC.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider laterality specification
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 H20.20 and a single ICD9 code, 364.23 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.