2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H18.552

Macular corneal dystrophy, left eye

    2021 - New Code Billable/Specific Code
  • H18.552 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • ICD-10-CM H18.552 is a new 2021 ICD-10-CM code that became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H18.552 - other international versions of ICD-10 H18.552 may differ.
The following code(s) above H18.552 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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that may be applicable to H18.552:
  • H00-H59
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range H00-H59

    Diseases of the eye and adnexa

    • 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
ICD-10-CM H18.552 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
Code History
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): New code
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H18.552
H18.532 …… left eye
H18.533 …… bilateral
H18.539 …… unspecified eye
H18.54 Lattice corneal dystrophy
H18.541 …… right eye
H18.542 …… left eye
H18.543 …… bilateral
H18.549 …… unspecified eye
H18.55 Macular corneal dystrophy
H18.551 …… right eye
H18.552 …… left eye
H18.553 …… bilateral
H18.559 …… unspecified eye
H18.59 Other hereditary corneal dystrophies
H18.591 …… right eye
H18.592 …… left eye
H18.593 …… bilateral
H18.599 …… unspecified eye
H18.6 Keratoconus
H18.60 Keratoconus, unspecified
H18.601 …… right eye

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