2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H72.811

Multiple perforations of tympanic membrane, right ear

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • H72.811 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 H72.811 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H72.811 - other international versions of ICD-10 H72.811 may differ.
The following code(s) above H72.811 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 H72.811:
  • H60-H95
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range H60-H95

    Diseases of the ear and mastoid process

    Note
    • 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
  • H72
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H72

    Perforation of tympanic membrane

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    Includes
    • persistent post-traumatic perforation of ear drum
    • postinflammatory perforation of ear drum
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute suppurative otitis media with rupture of the tympanic membrane (H66.01-)
    • traumatic rupture of ear drum (S09.2-)
    Perforation of tympanic membrane
Approximate Synonyms
  • Multiple perforations of right tympanic membrane
  • Right multiple perforations of eardrum
ICD-10-CM H72.811 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 154 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with mcc
  • 155 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with cc
  • 156 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert H72.811 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 H72.811
H72.12 …… left ear
H72.13 …… bilateral
H72.2 Other marginal perforations of tympanic membrane
H72.2X Other marginal perforations of tympanic membrane
H72.2X1 …… right ear
H72.2X2 …… left ear
H72.2X3 …… bilateral
H72.2X9 …… unspecified ear
H72.8 Other perforations of tympanic membrane
H72.81 Multiple perforations of tympanic membrane
H72.811 …… right ear
H72.812 …… left ear
H72.813 …… bilateral
H72.819 …… unspecified ear
H72.82 Total perforations of tympanic membrane
H72.821 …… right ear
H72.822 …… left ear
H72.823 …… bilateral
H72.829 …… unspecified ear
H72.9 Unspecified perforation of tympanic membrane
H72.90 …… unspecified ear

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