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ICD-10-CM Code H47.1

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 H47.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of H47.1 that describes the diagnosis 'papilledema' in more detail.

The ICD code H471 is used to code Papilledema

Papilledema (or papilloedema) is optic disc swelling that is caused by increased intracranial pressure. The swelling is usually bilateral and can occur over a period of hours to weeks. Unilateral presentation is extremely rare. Papilledema is mostly seen as a symptom resulting from another pathophysiological process.

Specialty: Neurosurgery
MeSH Code: D010211
ICD 9 Code: 377.0

Fundal photograph showing severe papilloedema in the left eye

Source: Wikipedia

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Optic disc swelling (finding)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H47.1 - Papilledema'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H47.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: H47 - Other disorders of optic [2nd] nerve and visual pathways

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