2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H10.44

Vernal conjunctivitis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
  • H10.44 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM H10.44 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H10.44 - other international versions of ICD-10 H10.44 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 H10.44. 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.
  • vernal keratoconjunctivitis with limbar and corneal involvement (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H16.26

    Vernal keratoconjunctivitis, with limbar and corneal involvement

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • vernal conjunctivitis without limbar and corneal involvement (H10.44)
    H16.26-
    )
The following code(s) above H10.44 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 H10.44:
  • H00-H59
    2022 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
  • H10
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H10

    Conjunctivitis

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    Type 1 Excludes
    Conjunctivitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilateral vernal conjunctivitis
  • Bilateral vernal conjunctivitis (eye condition)
  • Left vernal conjunctivitis
  • Left vernal conjunctivitis (eye condition)
  • Right vernal conjunctivitis
  • Right vernal conjunctivitis (eye condition)
ICD-10-CM H10.44 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0):
  • 124 Other disorders of the eye with mcc
  • 125 Other disorders of the eye without mcc

Convert H10.44 to ICD-9-CM

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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to H10.44:
  • Type 1 Excludes: H16.26
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H16.26

    Vernal keratoconjunctivitis, with limbar and corneal involvement

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • vernal conjunctivitis without limbar and corneal involvement (H10.44)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H10.44:
  • Conjunctivitis (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) H10.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H10.9

    Unspecified conjunctivitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    • allergic (acute) - see Conjunctivitis, acute, atopic
      • chronic H10.45
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H10.45

        Other chronic allergic conjunctivitis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
        • vernal H10.44
    • chronic (nodosa) (petrificans) (phlyctenular) H10.40-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H10.40-

      Unspecified chronic conjunctivitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • allergic H10.45
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H10.45

        Other chronic allergic conjunctivitis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
        • vernal H10.44
      • vernal H10.44

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H10.44
H10.42 Simple chronic conjunctivitis
H10.421 …… right eye
H10.422 …… left eye
H10.423 …… bilateral
H10.429 …… unspecified eye
H10.43 Chronic follicular conjunctivitis
H10.431 …… right eye
H10.432 …… left eye
H10.433 …… bilateral
H10.439 …… unspecified eye
H10.44 Vernal conjunctivitis
H10.45 Other chronic allergic conjunctivitis
H10.5 Blepharoconjunctivitis
H10.50 Unspecified blepharoconjunctivitis
H10.501 …… right eye
H10.502 …… left eye
H10.503 …… bilateral
H10.509 …… unspecified eye
H10.51 Ligneous conjunctivitis
H10.511 …… right eye
H10.512 …… left eye

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.