H26

icd
Non-Billable

Other cataract


Guidelines

Excludes1
H26congenital cataract (Q12.0)
Excludes 2
7
  • 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)
  • diabetes mellitus related eye conditions (E09.3-, E10.3-, E11.3-, E13.3-)
  • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
  • injury (trauma) of eye and orbit (S05.-)
  • 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)
  • syphilis related eye disorders (A50.01, A50.3-, A51.43, A52.71)
Notes
7Use an external cause code following the code for the eye condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the eye condition

Related Codes

H26icd
Other cataract
Infantile and juvenile cataract
Unspecified infantile and juvenile cataract
Unspecified infantile and juvenile cataract, right eye
Unspecified infantile and juvenile cataract, left eye
Unspecified infantile and juvenile cataract, bilateral
Unspecified infantile and juvenile cataract, unspecified eye
Infantile and juvenile cortical, lamellar, or zonular cataract
Infantile and juvenile cortical, lamellar, or zonular cataract, right eye
Infantile and juvenile cortical, lamellar, or zonular cataract, left eye