2021 ICD-10-CM Code H10.89

Other conjunctivitis

Version 2021
Replaced Code
Billable Code
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

H10.89 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other conjunctivitis. The code H10.89 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code H10.89 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like allergic conjunctivitis of bilateral eyes, allergic conjunctivitis of left eye, allergic conjunctivitis of right eye, cicatrizing conjunctivitis, cicatrizing conjunctivitis , cicatrizing conjunctivitis due to linear iga disease, etc.

Short Description:Other conjunctivitis
Long Description:Other conjunctivitis

Code Classification

Replaced Code

This code was replaced in the 2021 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2020. This code was replaced for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).

  • H10.821 - Rosacea conjunctivitis, right eye
  • H10.821 - Rosacea conjunctivitis, right eye
  • H10.822 - Rosacea conjunctivitis, left eye
  • H10.822 - Rosacea conjunctivitis, left eye
  • H10.823 - Rosacea conjunctivitis, bilateral
  • H10.823 - Rosacea conjunctivitis, bilateral
  • H10.829 - Rosacea conjunctivitis, unspecified eye
  • H10.829 - Rosacea conjunctivitis, unspecified eye

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code H10.89 are found in the index:

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Clinical Information

Convert H10.89 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code H10.89 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Information for Patients


Also called: Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis is the medical name for pink eye. It involves inflammation of the outer layer of the eye and inside of the eyelid. It can cause swelling, itching, burning, discharge, and redness. Causes include

Pinkeye usually does not affect vision. Infectious pink eye can easily spread from one person to another. The infection will clear in most cases without medical care, but bacterial pinkeye needs treatment with antibiotic eye drops or ointment.

NIH: National Eye Institute

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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)