2023 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H95.02

Recurrent cholesteatoma of postmastoidectomy cavity, left ear

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
  • H95.02 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Recur cholesteatoma of postmastoidectomy cavity, left ear
  • The 2023 edition of ICD-10-CM H95.02 became effective on October 1, 2022.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H95.02 - other international versions of ICD-10 H95.02 may differ.
The following code(s) above H95.02 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 H95.02:
  • H60-H95
    2023 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Left recurrent cholesteatoma of postmastoidectomy cavity
  • Left recurrent cholesteatoma postmastoidectomy cavity
ICD-10-CM H95.02 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v40.0):
  • 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 H95.02 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
  • 2023 (effective 10/1/2022): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H95.02
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
H95.03 …… bilateral ears
H95.1 Other disorders of ear and mastoid process following mastoidectomy
H95.11 Chronic inflammation of postmastoidectomy cavity
H95.111 …… right ear
H95.112 …… left ear
H95.113 …… bilateral ears
H95.119 …… unspecified ear
H95.12 Granulation of postmastoidectomy cavity
H95.121 …… right ear
H95.122 …… left ear

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