ICD-10-CM Code H21.56
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016
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 H21.56 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.
- H21.56 Pupillary abnormalities NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE H21.561 Pupillary
- BILLABLE H21.562 Pupillary
- BILLABLE H21.563 Pupillary
- BILLABLE H21.569 Pupillary
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.
|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 TermsInclusion 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 ExcludesType-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