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ICD-10-CM Code H21.1
Other vascular disorders of iris and ciliary body

Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code H21.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the one child codes of H21.1 that describes the diagnosis 'other vascular disorders of iris and ciliary body' in more detail.

The ICD code H211 is used to code Rubeosis iridis

Rubeosis iridis is a medical condition of the iris of the eye in which new abnormal blood vessels (i.e. neovascularization) are found on the surface of the iris.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
ICD 9 Code: 364.42
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for H21.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Neovascularization of iris or ciliary body
Rubeosis iridis
Rubeosis of iris

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Chandler syndrome (disorder)

Parent Code: H21 - Other disorders of iris and ciliary body

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