2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H94.03

Acoustic neuritis in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere, bilateral

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
  • H94.03 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Acustc neuritis in infec/parastc diseases classd elswhr, bi
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM H94.03 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H94.03 - other international versions of ICD-10 H94.03 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • H94.03 describes the manifestation of an underlying disease, not the disease itself.
The following code(s) above H94.03 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 H94.03:
  • 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
  • H94.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H94.0

    Acoustic neuritis in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • parasitic disease (B65-B89)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acoustic neuritis (in):
    • herpes zoster (B02.29)
    • syphilis (A52.15)
    Acoustic neuritis in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilateral acoustic neuritis in infectious disease
  • Both sides acoustic neuritis due to infectious disease
ICD-10-CM H94.03 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 H94.03 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H94.03
H93.9 Unspecified disorder of ear
H93.90 …… unspecified ear
H93.91 Unspecified disorder of right ear
H93.92 Unspecified disorder of left ear
H93.93 …… bilateral
H94 Other disorders of ear in diseases classified elsewhere
H94.0 Acoustic neuritis in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere
H94.00 …… unspecified ear
H94.01 …… right ear
H94.02 …… left ear
H94.03 …… bilateral
H94.8 Other specified disorders of ear in diseases classified elsewhere
H94.80 …… unspecified ear
H94.81 Other specified disorders of right ear in diseases classified elsewhere
H94.82 Other specified disorders of left ear in diseases classified elsewhere
H94.83 …… bilateral
H95 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of ear and mastoid process, not elsewhere classified
H95.0 Recurrent cholesteatoma of postmastoidectomy cavity
H95.00 …… unspecified ear
H95.01 …… right ear
H95.02 …… left ear

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