2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H33.039

Retinal detachment with giant retinal tear, unspecified eye

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • H33.039 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM H33.039 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H33.039 - other international versions of ICD-10 H33.039 may differ.
The following code(s) above H33.039 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
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that may be applicable to H33.039:
  • H00-H59
    2020 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
  • H33
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H33

    Retinal detachments and breaks

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Retinal detachments and breaks
  • H33.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H33.0

    Retinal detachment with retinal break

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment
    Type 1 Excludes
    • serous retinal detachment (without retinal break) (H33.2-)
    Retinal detachment with retinal break
Approximate Synonyms
  • Giant retinal tear
ICD-10-CM H33.039 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 124 Other disorders of the eye with mcc
  • 125 Other disorders of the eye without mcc

Convert H33.039 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H33.039
H33.019 …… unspecified eye
H33.02 Retinal detachment with multiple breaks
H33.021 …… right eye
H33.022 …… left eye
H33.023 …… bilateral
H33.029 …… unspecified eye
H33.03 Retinal detachment with giant retinal tear
H33.031 …… right eye
H33.032 …… left eye
H33.033 …… bilateral
H33.039 …… unspecified eye
H33.04 Retinal detachment with retinal dialysis
H33.041 …… right eye
H33.042 …… left eye
H33.043 …… bilateral
H33.049 …… unspecified eye
H33.05 Total retinal detachment
H33.051 …… right eye
H33.052 …… left eye
H33.053 …… bilateral
H33.059 …… unspecified eye

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