ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Nov 16, 2018

See: Unspecified corneal ulcer

  ICD-10 Code for Unspecified corneal ulcer, right eye H16.001

H16.001 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

H16.001 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 7 Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00-H59)
Section H15-H22 Disorders of sclera, cornea, iris and ciliary body (H15-H22)
Category H16 Keratitis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

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When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.