2021 ICD-10-CM Code H21.82

Plateau iris syndrome (post-iridectomy) (postprocedural)

Version 2021
Billable Code
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Valid for Submission

H21.82 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of plateau iris syndrome (post-iridectomy) (postprocedural). The code H21.82 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 H21.82 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like plateau iris, plateau iris configuration, plateau iris syndrome or primary angle-closure glaucoma.

ICD-10:H21.82
Short Description:Plateau iris syndrome (post-iridectomy) (postprocedural)
Long Description:Plateau iris syndrome (post-iridectomy) (postprocedural)

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Index to Diseases and Injuries

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Approximate Synonyms

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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)