2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H40.059

Ocular hypertension, unspecified eye

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • H40.059 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 H40.059 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H40.059 - other international versions of ICD-10 H40.059 may differ.
The following code(s) above H40.059 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 H40.059:
  • 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
  • H40
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H40

    Glaucoma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • absolute glaucoma (H44.51-)
    • congenital glaucoma (Q15.0)
    • traumatic glaucoma due to birth injury (P15.3)
    Glaucoma
Approximate Synonyms
  • Blind hypertensive eye
  • Hypertensive blind eye
  • Ocular hypertension
  • Ocular hypertension (eye condition)
ICD-10-CM H40.059 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 H40.059 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 H40.059
H40.039 …… unspecified eye
H40.04 Steroid responder
H40.041 …… right eye
H40.042 …… left eye
H40.043 …… bilateral
H40.049 …… unspecified eye
H40.05 Ocular hypertension
H40.051 …… right eye
H40.052 …… left eye
H40.053 …… bilateral
H40.059 …… unspecified eye
H40.06 Primary angle closure without glaucoma damage
H40.061 …… right eye
H40.062 …… left eye
H40.063 …… bilateral
H40.069 …… unspecified eye
H40.1 Open-angle glaucoma
H40.10 Unspecified open-angle glaucoma
H40.10X0 …… stage unspecified
H40.10X1 …… mild stage
H40.10X2 …… moderate stage

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