2021 ICD-10-CM Code H04.0

Dacryoadenitis

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

H04.0 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of dacryoadenitis. 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:H04.0
Short Description:Dacryoadenitis
Long Description:Dacryoadenitis

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Dacryoadenitis

Non-specific codes like H04.0 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 dacryoadenitis:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H04.00 for Unspecified dacryoadenitis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.001 for Unspecified dacryoadenitis, right lacrimal gland
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.002 for Unspecified dacryoadenitis, left lacrimal gland
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.003 for Unspecified dacryoadenitis, bilateral lacrimal glands
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.009 for Unspecified dacryoadenitis, unspecified lacrimal gland
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H04.01 for Acute dacryoadenitis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.011 for Acute dacryoadenitis, right lacrimal gland
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.012 for Acute dacryoadenitis, left lacrimal gland
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.013 for Acute dacryoadenitis, bilateral lacrimal glands
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.019 for Acute dacryoadenitis, unspecified lacrimal gland
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H04.02 for Chronic dacryoadenitis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.021 for Chronic dacryoadenitis, right lacrimal gland
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.022 for Chronic dacryoadenitis, left lacrimal gland
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.023 for Chronic dacryoadenitis, bilateral lacrimal gland
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.029 for Chronic dacryoadenitis, unspecified lacrimal gland
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H04.03 for Chronic enlargement of lacrimal gland
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.031 for Chronic enlargement of right lacrimal gland
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.032 for Chronic enlargement of left lacrimal gland
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.033 for Chronic enlargement of bilateral lacrimal glands
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.039 for Chronic enlargement of unspecified lacrimal gland

Clinical Information

Information for Patients


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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)