2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H50

Other strabismus

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • H50 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM H50 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H50 - other international versions of ICD-10 H50 may differ.
The following code(s) above H50 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 H50:
  • H00-H59
    2019 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
  • H49-H52
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range H49-H52

    Disorders of ocular muscles, binocular movement, accommodation and refraction

    Type 2 Excludes
    • nystagmus and other irregular eye movements (H55)
    Disorders of ocular muscles, binocular movement, accommodation and refraction
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
Code annotations containing back-references to H50:
  • Type 1 Excludes: H53.03
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.03

    Strabismic amblyopia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H50
H49.811 …… right eye
H49.812 …… left eye
H49.813 …… bilateral
H49.819 …… unspecified eye
H49.88 Other paralytic strabismus
H49.881 …… right eye
H49.882 …… left eye
H49.883 …… bilateral
H49.889 …… unspecified eye
H49.9 Unspecified paralytic strabismus
H50 Other strabismus
H50.0 Esotropia
H50.00 Unspecified esotropia
H50.01 Monocular esotropia
H50.011 …… right eye
H50.012 …… left eye
H50.02 Monocular esotropia with A pattern
H50.021 …… right eye
H50.022 …… left eye
H50.03 Monocular esotropia with V pattern
H50.031 …… right eye

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