2021 ICD-10-CM Code H02.15

Paralytic ectropion of eyelid

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

H02.15 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of paralytic ectropion 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.

ICD-10:H02.15
Short Description:Paralytic ectropion of eyelid
Long Description:Paralytic ectropion of eyelid

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Paralytic ectropion of eyelid

Non-specific codes like H02.15 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 paralytic ectropion of eyelid:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.151 for Paralytic ectropion of right upper eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.152 for Paralytic ectropion of right lower eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.153 for Paralytic ectropion of right eye, unspecified eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.154 for Paralytic ectropion of left upper eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.155 for Paralytic ectropion of left lower eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.156 for Paralytic ectropion of left eye, unspecified eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.159 for Paralytic ectropion of unspecified eye, unspecified eyelid

Information for Patients


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