2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H25.043

Posterior subcapsular polar age-related cataract, bilateral

ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
The following code(s) above H25.043 contain annotation back-references
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to H25.043:
  • H00-H59
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range H00-H59

    Diseases of the eye and adnexa

    Note
    • Use an external cause code following the code for the eye condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the eye condition
    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • diabetes mellitus related eye conditions (E09.3-, E10.3-, E11.3-, E13.3-)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury (trauma) of eye and orbit (S05.-)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • syphilis related eye disorders (A50.01, A50.3-, A51.43, A52.71)
    Diseases of the eye and adnexa
  • H25
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H25

    Age-related cataract

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Senile cataract
    Type 2 Excludes
    • capsular glaucoma with pseudoexfoliation of lens (H40.1-)
    Age-related cataract
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM H25.043 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert H25.043 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H25.043
H25.013 …… bilateral
H25.019 …… unspecified eye
H25.03 Anterior subcapsular polar age-related cataract
H25.031 …… right eye
H25.032 …… left eye
H25.033 …… bilateral
H25.039 …… unspecified eye
H25.04 Posterior subcapsular polar age-related cataract
H25.041 …… right eye
H25.042 …… left eye
H25.043 …… bilateral
H25.049 …… unspecified eye
H25.09 Other age-related incipient cataract
H25.091 …… right eye
H25.092 …… left eye
H25.093 …… bilateral
H25.099 …… unspecified eye
H25.1 Age-related nuclear cataract
H25.10 …… unspecified eye
H25.11 …… right eye
H25.12 …… left eye

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