2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H59.029

Cataract (lens) fragments in eye following cataract surgery, unspecified eye

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • H59.029 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Cataract (lens) fragmt in eye fol cataract surgery, unsp eye
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM H59.029 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H59.029 - other international versions of ICD-10 H59.029 may differ.
The following code(s) above H59.029 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
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that may be applicable to H59.029:
  • 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
  • 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 2021 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Lens fragments in eye after cataract surgery
  • Lens fragments in eye following cataract surgery
  • Retained lens fragment
  • Retained lens fragment (eye condition)
ICD-10-CM H59.029 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 H59.029 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 H59.029
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
H59.031 …… right eye
H59.032 …… left eye
H59.033 …… bilateral
H59.039 …… unspecified eye
H59.09 Other disorders of the eye following cataract surgery
H59.091 Other disorders of the right eye following cataract surgery
H59.092 Other disorders of the left eye following cataract surgery
H59.093 …… bilateral
H59.099 Other disorders of unspecified eye following cataract surgery

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