2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.043

Retinal micro-aneurysms, unspecified, bilateral

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • H35.043 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM H35.043 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H35.043 - other international versions of ICD-10 H35.043 may differ.
The following code(s) above H35.043 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 H35.043:
  • 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
  • H35
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35

    Other retinal disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 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 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated hypertension (I10.-)
    Background retinopathy and retinal vascular changes
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilateral retinal microaneurysms
  • Microaneurysms of retina of bilateral eyes
  • Retinal micro-aneurysms, both eyes
ICD-10-CM H35.043 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 124 Other disorders of the eye with mcc
  • 125 Other disorders of the eye without mcc

Convert H35.043 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H35.043
H35.023 …… bilateral
H35.029 …… unspecified eye
H35.03 Hypertensive retinopathy
H35.031 …… right eye
H35.032 …… left eye
H35.033 …… bilateral
H35.039 …… unspecified eye
H35.04 Retinal micro-aneurysms, unspecified
H35.041 …… right eye
H35.042 …… left eye
H35.043 …… bilateral
H35.049 …… unspecified eye
H35.05 Retinal neovascularization, unspecified
H35.051 …… right eye
H35.052 …… left eye
H35.053 …… bilateral
H35.059 …… unspecified eye
H35.06 Retinal vasculitis
H35.061 …… right eye
H35.062 …… left eye
H35.063 …… bilateral

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