2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H16.439

Localized vascularization of cornea, unspecified eye

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • H16.439 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM H16.439 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H16.439 - other international versions of ICD-10 H16.439 may differ.
The following code(s) above H16.439 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 H16.439:
  • H00-H59
    2021 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Localized corneal vascularization
  • Localized vascularization of cornea
ICD-10-CM H16.439 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 124 Other disorders of the eye with mcc
  • 125 Other disorders of the eye without mcc

Convert H16.439 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H16.439
H16.419 …… unspecified eye
H16.42 Pannus (corneal)
H16.421 …… right eye
H16.422 …… left eye
H16.423 …… bilateral
H16.429 …… unspecified eye
H16.43 Localized vascularization of cornea
H16.431 …… right eye
H16.432 …… left eye
H16.433 …… bilateral
H16.439 …… unspecified eye
H16.44 Deep vascularization of cornea
H16.441 …… right eye
H16.442 …… left eye
H16.443 …… bilateral
H16.449 …… unspecified eye
H16.8 Other keratitis
H16.9 Unspecified keratitis
H17 Corneal scars and opacities
H17.0 Adherent leukoma
H17.00 …… unspecified eye

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