ICD-10-CM Code H27.0
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 H27.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H27.0 that describes the diagnosis 'aphakia' in more detail.
The ICD code H270 is used to code Aphakia
Aphakia is the absence of the lens of the eye, due to surgical removal, a perforating wound or ulcer, or congenital anomaly. It causes a loss of accommodation, far sightedness (hyperopia), and a deep anterior chamber. Complications include detachment of the vitreous or retina, and glaucoma.
|MeSH Codes:||D001035, D001035|
|ICD 9 Codes:||379.31, 743.35|
Coding Notes for H27.0 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.
- Acquired absence of lens
- Acquired aphakia
- Aphakia due to trauma
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."
- Cataract extraction status - instead, use code Z98.4-
- Congenital absence of lens - instead, use code Q12.3
- Congenital aphakia - instead, use code Q12.3
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H27.0 - Aphakia'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H27.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.