2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H73.822

Atrophic nonflaccid tympanic membrane, left ear

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • H73.822 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM H73.822 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H73.822 - other international versions of ICD-10 H73.822 may differ.
The following code(s) above H73.822 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 H73.822:
  • H60-H95
    2021 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Left atrophic nonflaccid eardrum
  • Left atrophic nonflaccid tympanic membrane
ICD-10-CM H73.822 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 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 H73.822 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 H73.822
H73.22 …… left ear
H73.23 …… bilateral
H73.8 Other specified disorders of tympanic membrane
H73.81 Atrophic flaccid tympanic membrane
H73.811 …… right ear
H73.812 …… left ear
H73.813 …… bilateral
H73.819 …… unspecified ear
H73.82 Atrophic nonflaccid tympanic membrane
H73.821 …… right ear
H73.822 …… left ear
H73.823 …… bilateral
H73.829 …… unspecified ear
H73.89 Other specified disorders of tympanic membrane
H73.891 …… right ear
H73.892 …… left ear
H73.893 …… bilateral
H73.899 …… unspecified ear
H73.9 Unspecified disorder of tympanic membrane
H73.90 …… unspecified ear
H73.91 …… right ear

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