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ICD-10-CM Code H44.7
Retained (old) intraocular foreign body, nonmagnetic

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 H44.7 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the seven child codes of H44.7 that describes the diagnosis 'retained (old) intraocular foreign body, nonmagnetic' in more detail.

Coding Notes for H44.7 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code to identify nonmagnetic foreign body (Z18.01-Z18.10, Z18.12, Z18.2-Z18.9) See code Z18.01-
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."
Current intraocular foreign body - instead, use code S05.-
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Retained foreign body in eyelid - instead, use code H02.81-
Retained (old) foreign body following penetrating wound of orbit - instead, use code H05.5-
Retained (old) intraocular foreign body, magnetic - instead, use code H44.6-

Parent Code: H44 - Disorders of globe

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