2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H33.40

Traction detachment of retina, unspecified eye

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • H33.40 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 H33.40 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H33.40 - other international versions of ICD-10 H33.40 may differ.
The following code(s) above H33.40 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Code Also annotations, or
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that may be applicable to H33.40:
  • 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
  • H33.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H33.4

    Traction detachment of retina

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Proliferative vitreo-retinopathy with retinal detachment
    Traction detachment of retina
Approximate Synonyms
  • Diabetes type 1 with retinal detachment
  • Diabetes type 2 with retinal detachment
  • Retinal detachment with vitreoretinal organization
  • Traction detachment of retina
  • Traction detachment with vitreoretinal organization
  • Traction retinal detachment
  • Traction retinal detachment due to type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Traction retinal detachment due to type 2 diabetes mellitus
ICD-10-CM H33.40 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 H33.40 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 H33.40
H33.321 Round hole, right eye
H33.322 Round hole, left eye
H33.323 Round hole, bilateral
H33.329 Round hole, unspecified eye
H33.33 Multiple defects of retina without detachment
H33.331 …… right eye
H33.332 …… left eye
H33.333 …… bilateral
H33.339 …… unspecified eye
H33.4 Traction detachment of retina
H33.40 …… unspecified eye
H33.41 …… right eye
H33.42 …… left eye
H33.43 …… bilateral
H33.8 Other retinal detachments
H34 Retinal vascular occlusions
H34.0 Transient retinal artery occlusion
H34.00 …… unspecified eye
H34.01 …… right eye
H34.02 …… left eye
H34.03 …… bilateral

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