2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B30

Viral conjunctivitis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • B30 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM B30 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B30 - other international versions of ICD-10 B30 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as B30. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • herpesviral [herpes simplex] ocular disease (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B00.5

    Herpesviral ocular disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    B00.5
    )
  • ocular zoster (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B02.3

    Zoster ocular disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    B02.3
    )
The following code(s) above B30 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • 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 B30:
  • A00-B99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    Includes
    • diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
    Type 1 Excludes
    • certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
    Type 2 Excludes
    • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
    • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
Clinical Information
  • Inflammation, often mild, of the conjunctiva caused by a variety of viral agents. Conjunctival involvement may be part of a systemic infection.
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to B30:
  • Type 1 Excludes: H10.23
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H10.23

    Serous conjunctivitis, except viral

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • viral conjunctivitis (B30.-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B30
B27.8 Other infectious mononucleosis
B27.80 …… without complication
B27.81 …… with polyneuropathy
B27.82 …… with meningitis
B27.89 …… with other complication
B27.9 Infectious mononucleosis, unspecified
B27.90 …… without complication
B27.91 …… with polyneuropathy
B27.92 …… with meningitis
B27.99 …… with other complication
B30 Viral conjunctivitis
B30.0 Keratoconjunctivitis due to adenovirus
B30.1 Conjunctivitis due to adenovirus
B30.2 Viral pharyngoconjunctivitis
B30.3 Acute epidemic hemorrhagic conjunctivitis (enteroviral)
B30.8 Other viral conjunctivitis
B30.9 Viral conjunctivitis, unspecified
B33 Other viral diseases, not elsewhere classified
B33.0 Epidemic myalgia
B33.1 Ross River disease
B33.2 Viral carditis

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