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ICD-10-CM Code H46.00
Optic papillitis, unspecified eye

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

H46.00 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of optic papillitis, unspecified eye. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

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

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #123 - Neurological eye disorders.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H46.00 - Optic papillitis, unspecified eye'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H46.00. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Papillitis (H46.00)


Optic papillitis (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code H46.00 and a single ICD9 code, 377.31 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: H46.0 - Optic papillitis

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