2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H31.01

Macula scars of posterior pole (postinflammatory) (post-traumatic)

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • H31.01 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Macula scars of posterior pole (post-traumatic)
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM H31.01 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H31.01 - other international versions of ICD-10 H31.01 may differ.
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 H31.01. 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.
  • postprocedural choriorentinal scar (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H59.81

    Chorioretinal scars after surgery for detachment

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
The following code(s) above H31.01 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 H31.01:
  • 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
  • H31.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H31.0

    Chorioretinal scars

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • postsurgical chorioretinal scars (H59.81-)
    Chorioretinal scars
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H31.01:
  • Scar, scarring L90.5
    - see also Cicatrix
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90.5

    Scar conditions and fibrosis of skin

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Adherent scar (skin)
    • Cicatrix
    • Disfigurement of skin due to scar
    • Fibrosis of skin NOS
    • Scar NOS
    Type 2 Excludes
    • chorioretinal H31.00-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H31.00-

      Unspecified chorioretinal scars

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • posterior pole macula H31.01-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H31.01
H30.91 …… right eye
H30.92 …… left eye
H30.93 …… bilateral
H31 Other disorders of choroid
H31.0 Chorioretinal scars
H31.00 Unspecified chorioretinal scars
H31.001 …… right eye
H31.002 …… left eye
H31.003 …… bilateral
H31.009 …… unspecified eye
H31.01 Macula scars of posterior pole (postinflammatory) (post-traumatic)
H31.011 …… right eye
H31.012 …… left eye
H31.013 …… bilateral
H31.019 …… unspecified eye
H31.02 Solar retinopathy
H31.021 …… right eye
H31.022 …… left eye
H31.023 …… bilateral
H31.029 …… unspecified eye
H31.09 Other chorioretinal scars

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