2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H18.891

Other specified disorders of cornea, right eye

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • H18.891 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 H18.891 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H18.891 - other international versions of ICD-10 H18.891 may differ.
The following code(s) above H18.891 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 H18.891:
  • 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
  • Dellen of cornea of right eye
  • Hypersensitivity keratopathy of right eye caused by staphylococcus
  • Iridocorneal endothelial syndrome of right eye
  • Phthisis bulbi degeneration of cornea of right eye
  • R corneal dellen
  • R iridocorneal endothelial syndrome
  • Right corneal haze
  • Right phthisis bulbi corneal degeneration
  • Right staphylococcal hypersensitivity keratopathy
ICD-10-CM H18.891 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 H18.891 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 H18.891
H18.821 …… right eye
H18.822 …… left eye
H18.823 …… bilateral
H18.829 …… unspecified eye
H18.83 Recurrent erosion of cornea
H18.831 …… right eye
H18.832 …… left eye
H18.833 …… bilateral
H18.839 …… unspecified eye
H18.89 Other specified disorders of cornea
H18.891 …… right eye
H18.892 …… left eye
H18.893 …… bilateral
H18.899 …… unspecified eye
H18.9 Unspecified disorder of cornea
H20 Iridocyclitis
H20.0 Acute and subacute iridocyclitis
H20.00 Unspecified acute and subacute iridocyclitis
H20.01 Primary iridocyclitis
H20.011 …… right eye
H20.012 …… left eye

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