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ICD-10-CM Code S05.1
Contusion of eyeball and orbital tissues

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 S05.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of S05.1 that describes the diagnosis 'contusion of eyeball and orbital tissues' in more detail.

Coding Notes for S05.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Traumatic hyphema
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."
Black eye NOS - instead, use code S00.1
Contusion of eyelid and periocular area - instead, use code S00.1

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Traumatic hyphema (disorder)
  • Contusion of ocular adnexa and periocular tissues (disorder)
  • Contusion of globe of eye (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for an external cause code

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S05.1 - Contusion of eyeball and orbital tissues'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S05.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: S05 - Injury of eye and orbit

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