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ICD-10-CM Code S05.0
Injury of conjunctiva and corneal abrasion without foreign body

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 S05.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of S05.0 that describes the diagnosis 'injury of conjunctiva and corneal abrasion w/o foreign body' in more detail.

The ICD code S050 is used to code Corneal abrasion

Corneal abrasion is a medical condition involving the loss of the surface epithelial layer of the eye's cornea.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
ICD 9 Code: 918.1

A corneal abrasion after staining with fluorescein.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for S05.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

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."
Foreign body in conjunctival sac - instead, use code T15.1
Foreign body in cornea - instead, use code T15.0

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Traumatic corneal abrasion (disorder)
  • Infected corneal abrasion (disorder)
  • Superficial injury of cornea (disorder)
  • Superficial injury of conjunctiva (disorder)
  • Conjunctival abrasion (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for an external cause code

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S05.0 - Injury of conjunctiva and corneal abrasion without foreign body'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S05.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: S05 - Injury of eye and orbit

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