2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.00

Unspecified background retinopathy

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • H35.00 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 H35.00 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H35.00 - other international versions of ICD-10 H35.00 may differ.
The following code(s) above H35.00 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 H35.00:
  • H00-H59
    2020 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
  • H35
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35

    Other retinal disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Other retinal disorders
  • H35.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.0

    Background retinopathy and retinal vascular changes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated hypertension (I10.-)
    Background retinopathy and retinal vascular changes
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilateral hydroxychloroquine retinopathy (eye condition)
  • Hydrochloroquine retinopathy
  • Left hydroxychloroquine retinopathy (eye condition)
  • Left retinopathy due to hydroxychloroquine
  • Retinopathy as late effect of radiation
  • Retinopathy due to hydroxychloroquine
  • Retinopathy due to trifluoperazine
  • Retinopathy of bilateral eyes caused by hydroxycloroquine
  • Retinopathy, late effect of radiation
  • Right hydroxychloroquine retinopathy (eye condition)
  • Right retinopathy due to hydroxychloroquine
ICD-10-CM H35.00 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 H35.00 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H35.00:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H35.00
H34.8330 …… with macular edema
H34.8331 …… with retinal neovascularization
H34.8332 …… stable
H34.839 Tributary (branch) retinal vein occlusion, unspecified eye
H34.8390 …… with macular edema
H34.8391 …… with retinal neovascularization
H34.8392 …… stable
H34.9 Unspecified retinal vascular occlusion
H35 Other retinal disorders
H35.0 Background retinopathy and retinal vascular changes
H35.00 Unspecified background retinopathy
H35.01 Changes in retinal vascular appearance
H35.011 …… right eye
H35.012 …… left eye
H35.013 …… bilateral
H35.019 …… unspecified eye
H35.02 Exudative retinopathy
H35.021 …… right eye
H35.022 …… left eye
H35.023 …… bilateral
H35.029 …… unspecified eye

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