2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H59.01

Keratopathy (bullous aphakic) following cataract surgery

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • H59.01 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 H59.01 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H59.01 - other international versions of ICD-10 H59.01 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Vitreal corneal syndrome
  • Vitreous (touch) syndrome
The following code(s) above H59.01 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 H59.01:
  • H00-H59
    2020 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
  • H59
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H59

    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • mechanical complication of intraocular lens (T85.2)
    • mechanical complication of other ocular prosthetic devices, implants and grafts (T85.3)
    • pseudophakia (Z96.1)
    • secondary cataracts (H26.4-)
    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified
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 H59.01:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H59.01
H57.8 Other specified disorders of eye and adnexa
H57.81 Brow ptosis
H57.811 …… right
H57.812 …… left
H57.813 …… bilateral
H57.819 …… unspecified
H57.89 Other specified disorders of eye and adnexa
H57.9 Unspecified disorder of eye and adnexa
H59 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified
H59.0 Disorders of the eye following cataract surgery
H59.01 Keratopathy (bullous aphakic) following cataract surgery
H59.011 …… right eye
H59.012 …… left eye
H59.013 …… bilateral
H59.019 …… unspecified eye
H59.02 Cataract (lens) fragments in eye following cataract surgery
H59.021 …… right eye
H59.022 …… left eye
H59.023 …… bilateral
H59.029 …… unspecified eye
H59.03 Cystoid macular edema following cataract surgery

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