2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H81.12

Benign paroxysmal vertigo, left ear

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • H81.12 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM H81.12 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H81.12 - other international versions of ICD-10 H81.12 may differ.
The following code(s) above H81.12 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 H81.12:
  • H60-H95
    2019 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
  • H81
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H81

    Disorders of vestibular function

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • epidemic vertigo (A88.1)
    • vertigo NOS (R42)
    Disorders of vestibular function
Approximate Synonyms
  • Left benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
ICD-10-CM H81.12 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 149 Dysequilibrium

Convert H81.12 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H81.12
H80.93 …… bilateral
H81 Disorders of vestibular function
H81.0 Ménière's disease
H81.01 …… right ear
H81.02 …… left ear
H81.03 …… bilateral
H81.09 …… unspecified ear
H81.1 Benign paroxysmal vertigo
H81.10 …… unspecified ear
H81.11 …… right ear
H81.12 …… left ear
H81.13 …… bilateral
H81.2 Vestibular neuronitis
H81.20 …… unspecified ear
H81.21 …… right ear
H81.22 …… left ear
H81.23 …… bilateral
H81.3 Other peripheral vertigo
H81.31 Aural vertigo
H81.311 …… right ear
H81.312 …… left ear

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