2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H93.A3

Pulsatile tinnitus, bilateral

    2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • H93.A3 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 H93.A3 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H93.A3 - other international versions of ICD-10 H93.A3 may differ.
The following code(s) above H93.A3 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.A3:
  • H60-H95
    2020 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
ICD-10-CM H93.A3 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 H93.A3 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): New code
  • 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.A3
H93.093 …… bilateral
H93.099 Unspecified degenerative and vascular disorders of unspecified ear
H93.1 Tinnitus
H93.11 …… right ear
H93.12 …… left ear
H93.13 …… bilateral
H93.19 …… unspecified ear
H93.A Pulsatile tinnitus
H93.A1 …… right ear
H93.A2 …… left ear
H93.A3 …… bilateral
H93.A9 …… unspecified ear
H93.2 Other abnormal auditory perceptions
H93.21 Auditory recruitment
H93.211 …… right ear
H93.212 …… left ear
H93.213 …… bilateral
H93.219 …… unspecified ear
H93.22 Diplacusis
H93.221 …… right ear
H93.222 …… left ear

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