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ICD-10-CM Code H21.56
Pupillary abnormalities

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 H21.56 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H21.56 that describes the diagnosis 'pupillary abnormalities' 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 H21.56 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.
Deformed pupil
Ectopic pupil
Rupture of sphincter, pupil
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."
Congenital deformity of pupil - instead, use code Q13.2-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H21.56 - Pupillary abnormalities'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H21.56. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: H21.5 - Other and unspecified adhesions and disruptions of iris and ciliary body

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/H2156