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ICD-10-CM Code H46.0
Optic papillitis

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 H46.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H46.0 that describes the diagnosis 'optic papillitis' in more detail.

The ICD code H46 is used to code Optic neuritis

Optic neuritis is inflammation of the optic nerve. It is also called papillitis (when the head of the optic nerve is involved) and retrobulbar neuritis (when the posterior of the nerve is involved). It is caused by many different conditions, and it may lead to complete or partial loss of vision. The most common cause is multiple sclerosis.

Specialty: Ophthalmology, Neurology
MeSH Codes: D009902, , ,
ICD 9 Codes: 377.30, 377.33, 377.34,
Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H46.0 - Optic papillitis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H46.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: H46 - Optic neuritis

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