2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H30

Chorioretinal inflammation

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • H30 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM H30 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H30 - other international versions of ICD-10 H30 may differ.
The following code(s) above H30 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 H30:
  • 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
Clinical Information
  • Inflammation of the choroid in which the sensory retina becomes edematous and opaque. The inflammatory cells and exudate may burst through the sensory retina to cloud the vitreous body.
  • Inflammation of the choroid in which the sensory retina becomes edematous and opaque; inflammatory cells and exudate may burst through the sensory retina to cloud the vitreous body.
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 H30
H27.123 …… bilateral
H27.129 …… unspecified eye
H27.13 Posterior dislocation of lens
H27.131 …… right eye
H27.132 …… left eye
H27.133 …… bilateral
H27.139 …… unspecified eye
H27.8 Other specified disorders of lens
H27.9 Unspecified disorder of lens
H28 Cataract in diseases classified elsewhere
H30 Chorioretinal inflammation
H30.0 Focal chorioretinal inflammation
H30.00 Unspecified focal chorioretinal inflammation
H30.001 …… right eye
H30.002 …… left eye
H30.003 …… bilateral
H30.009 …… unspecified eye
H30.01 Focal chorioretinal inflammation, juxtapapillary
H30.011 …… right eye
H30.012 …… left eye
H30.013 …… bilateral

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