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ICD-10-CM Code H35.6
Retinal hemorrhage

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 H35.6 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H35.6 that describes the diagnosis 'retinal hemorrhage' in more detail.


The ICD code H356 is used to code Retinal haemorrhage

Retinal hemorrhage is a disorder of the eye in which bleeding occurs into the light sensitive tissue on the back wall of the eye. A retinal hemorrhage can be caused by hypertension, retinal vein occlusion (a blockage of a retinal vein), or diabetes mellitus (which causes small fragile blood vessels to form, which are easily damaged). Retinal hemorrhages can also occur due to shaking, particularly in young infants (shaken baby syndrome) or from severe blows to the head.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
MeSH Code: D012166
ICD 9 Code: 362.81
Source: Wikipedia

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Preretinal hemorrhage (disorder)
  • Subhyaloid hemorrhage (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for an external cause code

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H35.6 - Retinal hemorrhage'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H35.6. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: H35 - Other retinal disorders

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