2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H74.1

Adhesive middle ear disease

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • H74.1 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM H74.1 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H74.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 H74.1 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Adhesive otitis
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as H74.1. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • glue ear (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H65.3

    Chronic mucoid otitis media

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic mucinous otitis media
    • Chronic secretory otitis media
    • Chronic transudative otitis media
    • Glue ear
    Type 1 Excludes
    • adhesive middle ear disease (H74.1)
    H65.3-
    )
The following code(s) above H74.1 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 H74.1:
  • H60-H95
    2021 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
  • H74
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H74

    Other disorders of middle ear mastoid

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Other disorders of middle ear mastoid
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
Code annotations containing back-references to H74.1:
  • Type 1 Excludes: H65.3
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H65.3

    Chronic mucoid otitis media

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic mucinous otitis media
    • Chronic secretory otitis media
    • Chronic transudative otitis media
    • Glue ear
    Type 1 Excludes
    • adhesive middle ear disease (H74.1)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H74.1:
  • Adhesions, adhesive (postinfective) K66.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K66.0

    Peritoneal adhesions (postprocedural) (postinfection)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Adhesions (of) abdominal (wall)
    • Adhesions (of) diaphragm
    • Adhesions (of) intestine
    • Adhesions (of) male pelvis
    • Adhesions (of) omentum
    • Adhesions (of) stomach
    • Adhesive bands
    • Mesenteric adhesions
    Type 1 Excludes
    • female pelvic adhesions [bands] (N73.6)
    • peritoneal adhesions with intestinal obstruction (K56.5-)
    • ear
      • middle H74.1-
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • ear H93.9-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H93.9-

      Unspecified disorder of ear

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • middle H74.9-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H74.9-

        Unspecified disorder of middle ear and mastoid

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • adhesive H74.1-
  • Otitis (acute) H66.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H66.90

    Otitis media, unspecified, unspecified ear

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • adhesive H74.1

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H74.1
H73.90 …… unspecified ear
H73.91 …… right ear
H73.92 …… left ear
H73.93 …… bilateral
H74 Other disorders of middle ear mastoid
H74.0 Tympanosclerosis
H74.01 …… right ear
H74.02 …… left ear
H74.03 …… bilateral
H74.09 …… unspecified ear
H74.1 Adhesive middle ear disease
H74.11 Adhesive right middle ear disease
H74.12 Adhesive left middle ear disease
H74.13 …… bilateral
H74.19 …… unspecified ear
H74.2 Discontinuity and dislocation of ear ossicles
H74.20 …… unspecified ear
H74.21 Discontinuity and dislocation of right ear ossicles
H74.22 Discontinuity and dislocation of left ear ossicles
H74.23 …… bilateral
H74.3 Other acquired abnormalities of ear ossicles

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