2023 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H25

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Age-related cataract

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • H25 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2023 edition of ICD-10-CM H25 became effective on October 1, 2022.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H25 - other international versions of ICD-10 H25 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Senile cataract
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (H25) and the excluded code together.
  • capsular glaucoma with pseudoexfoliation of lens (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H40.1

    Open-angle glaucoma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
The following code(s) above H25 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 H25:
  • H00-H59
    2023 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
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
  • 2023 (effective 10/1/2022): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H25
H21.561 Pupillary abnormality, right eye
H21.562 Pupillary abnormality, left eye
H21.563 Pupillary abnormality, bilateral
H21.569 Pupillary abnormality, unspecified eye
H21.8 Other specified disorders of iris and ciliary body
H21.81 Floppy iris syndrome
H21.82 Plateau iris syndrome (post-iridectomy) (postprocedural)
H21.89 Other specified disorders of iris and ciliary body
H21.9 Unspecified disorder of iris and ciliary body
H22 Disorders of iris and ciliary body in diseases classified elsewhere
H25 Age-related cataract
H25.0 Age-related incipient cataract
H25.01 Cortical age-related cataract
H25.011 …… right eye
H25.012 …… left eye
H25.013 …… bilateral
H25.019 …… unspecified eye
H25.03 Anterior subcapsular polar age-related cataract
H25.031 …… right eye
H25.032 …… left eye
H25.033 …… bilateral

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