2022 ICD-10-CM Code H18.553

Macular corneal dystrophy, bilateral

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

Short Description:Macular corneal dystrophy, bilateral
Long Description:Macular corneal dystrophy, bilateral

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Disorders of sclera, cornea, iris and ciliary body (H15-H22)
      • Other disorders of cornea (H18)

H18.553 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of macular corneal dystrophy, bilateral. The code H18.553 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Replacement Code

H18553 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History

  • FY 2021 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021