2021 ICD-10-CM Code H01.13

Eczematous dermatitis of eyelid

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

H01.13 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of eczematous dermatitis of eyelid. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Short Description:Eczematous dermatitis of eyelid
Long Description:Eczematous dermatitis of eyelid

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Eczematous dermatitis of eyelid

Non-specific codes like H01.13 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for eczematous dermatitis of eyelid:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H01.131 for Eczematous dermatitis of right upper eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H01.132 for Eczematous dermatitis of right lower eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H01.133 for Eczematous dermatitis of right eye, unspecified eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H01.134 for Eczematous dermatitis of left upper eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H01.135 for Eczematous dermatitis of left lower eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H01.136 for Eczematous dermatitis of left eye, unspecified eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H01.139 for Eczematous dermatitis of unspecified eye, unspecified eyelid

Information for Patients


Also called: Dermatitis

Eczema is a term for several different types of skin swelling. Eczema is also called dermatitis. Most types cause dry, itchy skin and rashes on the face, inside the elbows and behind the knees, and on the hands and feet. Scratching the skin can cause it to turn red, and to swell and itch even more.

Eczema is not contagious. The cause is not known. It is likely caused by both genetic and environmental factors. Eczema may get better or worse over time, but it is often a long-lasting disease. People who have it may also develop hay fever and asthma.

The most common type of eczema is atopic dermatitis. It is most common in babies and children but adults can have it too. As children who have atopic dermatitis grow older, this problem may get better or go away. But sometimes the skin may stay dry and get irritated easily.

Treatments may include medicines, skin creams, light therapy, and good skin care. You can prevent some types of eczema by avoiding

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

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Eyelid Disorders

Your eyelids help protect your eyes. When you blink, your eyelids spread moisture over your eyes. Blinking also helps move dirt or other particles off the surface of the eye. You close your eyelids when you see something coming toward your eyes. This can help protect against injuries.

Like most other parts of your body, your eyelids can get infected, inflamed, or even develop cancer. There are also specific eyelid problems, including

Treatment of eyelid problems depends on the cause.

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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)