2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H44.43

Hypotony of eye due to other ocular disorders

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • H44.43 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM H44.43 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H44.43 - other international versions of ICD-10 H44.43 may differ.
The following code(s) above H44.43 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 H44.43:
  • 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
  • H44
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H44

    Disorders of globe

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • disorders affecting multiple structures of eye
    Disorders of globe
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H44.43:
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • globe H44.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H44.9

      Unspecified disorder of globe

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • hypotony H44.40
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H44.40

        Unspecified hypotony of eye

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        • due to
          • specified disorder NEC H44.43-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H44.43
H44.41 Flat anterior chamber hypotony of eye
H44.411 Flat anterior chamber hypotony of right eye
H44.412 Flat anterior chamber hypotony of left eye
H44.413 …… bilateral
H44.419 Flat anterior chamber hypotony of unspecified eye
H44.42 Hypotony of eye due to ocular fistula
H44.421 Hypotony of right eye due to ocular fistula
H44.422 Hypotony of left eye due to ocular fistula
H44.423 …… bilateral
H44.429 Hypotony of unspecified eye due to ocular fistula
H44.43 Hypotony of eye due to other ocular disorders
H44.431 …… right eye
H44.432 …… left eye
H44.433 …… bilateral
H44.439 …… unspecified eye
H44.44 Primary hypotony of eye
H44.441 Primary hypotony of right eye
H44.442 Primary hypotony of left eye
H44.443 …… bilateral
H44.449 Primary hypotony of unspecified eye
H44.5 Degenerated conditions of globe

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