2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H65.07

Acute serous otitis media, recurrent, unspecified ear

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • H65.07 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM H65.07 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H65.07 - other international versions of ICD-10 H65.07 may differ.
The following code(s) above H65.07 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 H65.07:
  • H60-H95
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range H60-H95

    Diseases of the ear and mastoid process

    • Use an external cause code following the code for the ear condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the ear 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)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • 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)
    Diseases of the ear and mastoid process
  • H65
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H65

    Nonsuppurative otitis media

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • nonsuppurative otitis media with myringitis
    Use Additional
    • code for any associated perforated tympanic membrane (H72.-)
    Nonsuppurative otitis media
  • H65.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H65.0

    Acute serous otitis media

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute and subacute secretory otitis
    Acute serous otitis media
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute recurrent serous otitis media
  • Recurrent acute non-suppurative otitis media
ICD-10-CM H65.07 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 152 Otitis media and uri with mcc
  • 153 Otitis media and uri without mcc

Convert H65.07 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H65.07
H62.8X9 …… unspecified ear
H65 Nonsuppurative otitis media
H65.0 Acute serous otitis media
H65.00 …… unspecified ear
H65.01 …… right ear
H65.02 …… left ear
H65.03 …… bilateral
H65.04 …… recurrent, right ear
H65.05 …… recurrent, left ear
H65.06 …… recurrent, bilateral
H65.07 …… recurrent, unspecified ear
H65.1 Other acute nonsuppurative otitis media
H65.11 Acute and subacute allergic otitis media (mucoid) (sanguinous) (serous)
H65.111 …… right ear
H65.112 …… left ear
H65.113 …… bilateral
H65.114 …… recurrent, right ear
H65.115 …… recurrent, left ear
H65.116 …… recurrent, bilateral
H65.117 …… recurrent, unspecified ear
H65.119 …… unspecified ear

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