2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H65.499

Other chronic nonsuppurative otitis media, unspecified ear

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
  • H65.499 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM H65.499 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H65.499 - other international versions of ICD-10 H65.499 may differ.
The following code(s) above H65.499 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 H65.499:
  • H60-H95
    2022 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 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • nonsuppurative otitis media with myringitis
    Use Additional
    • code for any associated perforated tympanic membrane (H72.-)
    Nonsuppurative otitis media
  • H65.49
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H65.49

    Other chronic nonsuppurative otitis media

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic exudative otitis media
    • Chronic nonsuppurative otitis media NOS
    • Chronic otitis media with effusion (nonpurulent)
    • Chronic seromucinous otitis media
    Other chronic nonsuppurative otitis media
Approximate Synonyms
  • Chronic non-suppurative otitis media
  • Otitis media (middle ear infection) , chronic
ICD-10-CM H65.499 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0):
  • 152 Otitis media and uri with mcc
  • 153 Otitis media and uri without mcc

Convert H65.499 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
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H65.499
H65.4 Other chronic nonsuppurative otitis media
H65.41 Chronic allergic otitis media
H65.411 …… right ear
H65.412 …… left ear
H65.413 …… bilateral
H65.419 …… unspecified ear
H65.49 Other chronic nonsuppurative otitis media
H65.491 …… right ear
H65.492 …… left ear
H65.493 …… bilateral
H65.499 …… unspecified ear
H65.9 Unspecified nonsuppurative otitis media
H65.90 …… unspecified ear
H65.91 …… right ear
H65.92 …… left ear
H65.93 …… bilateral
H66 Suppurative and unspecified otitis media
H66.0 Acute suppurative otitis media
H66.00 Acute suppurative otitis media without spontaneous rupture of ear drum
H66.001 …… right ear
H66.002 …… left ear

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