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ICD-10-CM Code H21.5
Other and unspecified adhesions and disruptions of iris and ciliary body

NON-BILLABLE
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 H21.5 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the seven child codes of H21.5 that describes the diagnosis 'oth and unsp adhes and disruptions of iris and ciliary body' in more detail.


The ICD code H215 is used to code Iridodialysis

Iridodialysis, sometimes known as a coredialysis, is a localized separation or tearing away of the iris from its attachment to the ciliary body.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
ICD 9 Code: 364.76

Iridodialysis caused by blunt trauma to the eye

Coding Notes for H21.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Corectopia - instead, use code Q13.2

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

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/H215