2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H93.0

Degenerative and vascular disorders of ear

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • H93.0 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM H93.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H93.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 H93.0 may differ.
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 H93.0. 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.
  • presbycusis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H91.1

    Presbycusis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Presbyacusia
    H91.1
    )
The following code(s) above H93.0 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 H93.0:
  • 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
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 H93.0
H92.10 …… unspecified ear
H92.11 …… right ear
H92.12 …… left ear
H92.13 …… bilateral
H92.2 Otorrhagia
H92.20 …… unspecified ear
H92.21 …… right ear
H92.22 …… left ear
H92.23 …… bilateral
H93 Other disorders of ear, not elsewhere classified
H93.0 Degenerative and vascular disorders of ear
H93.01 Transient ischemic deafness
H93.011 …… right ear
H93.012 …… left ear
H93.013 …… bilateral
H93.019 …… unspecified ear
H93.09 Unspecified degenerative and vascular disorders of ear
H93.091 Unspecified degenerative and vascular disorders of right ear
H93.092 Unspecified degenerative and vascular disorders of left ear
H93.093 …… bilateral
H93.099 Unspecified degenerative and vascular disorders of unspecified ear

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