2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H26

Other cataract

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 H26. 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.
  • congenital cataract (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q12.0

    Congenital cataract

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Q12.0
    )
The following code(s) above H26 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 H26:
  • H00-H59
    2019 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
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H26
H25.22 …… left eye
H25.23 …… bilateral
H25.8 Other age-related cataract
H25.81 Combined forms of age-related cataract
H25.811 …… right eye
H25.812 …… left eye
H25.813 …… bilateral
H25.819 …… unspecified eye
H25.89 Other age-related cataract
H25.9 Unspecified age-related cataract
H26 Other cataract
H26.0 Infantile and juvenile cataract
H26.00 Unspecified infantile and juvenile cataract
H26.001 …… right eye
H26.002 …… left eye
H26.003 …… bilateral
H26.009 …… unspecified eye
H26.01 Infantile and juvenile cortical, lamellar, or zonular cataract
H26.011 …… right eye
H26.012 …… left eye
H26.013 …… bilateral

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