2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.15

Retinopathy of prematurity, stage 4

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • H35.15 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM H35.15 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H35.15 - other international versions of ICD-10 H35.15 may differ.
The following code(s) above H35.15 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 H35.15:
  • 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
  • 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
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 H35.15:
  • Retinopathy (background) H35.00
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.00

    Unspecified background retinopathy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • of prematurity H35.10-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.10-

      Retinopathy of prematurity, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Retinopathy of prematurity NOS
      • stage 4 H35.15-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H35.15
H35.13 Retinopathy of prematurity, stage 2
H35.131 …… right eye
H35.132 …… left eye
H35.133 …… bilateral
H35.139 …… unspecified eye
H35.14 Retinopathy of prematurity, stage 3
H35.141 …… right eye
H35.142 …… left eye
H35.143 …… bilateral
H35.149 …… unspecified eye
H35.15 Retinopathy of prematurity, stage 4
H35.151 …… right eye
H35.152 …… left eye
H35.153 …… bilateral
H35.159 …… unspecified eye
H35.16 Retinopathy of prematurity, stage 5
H35.161 …… right eye
H35.162 …… left eye
H35.163 …… bilateral
H35.169 …… unspecified eye
H35.17 Retrolental fibroplasia

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