ICD-10-CM Code H21.0
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 H21.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H21.0 that describes the diagnosis 'hyphema' in more detail.
The ICD code H210 is used to code Hyphema
Hyphema (or hyphaema, see spelling differences) is blood in the front (anterior) chamber of the eye. It may appear as a reddish tinge, or it may appear as a small pool of blood at the bottom of the iris or in the cornea.
|ICD 9 Code:||364.41|
Hyphema - occupying half of anterior chamber of eye
Coding Notes for H21.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Traumatic hyphema - instead, use code S05.1-
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H21.0 - Hyphema'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H21.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.