2021 ICD-10-CM Code H30.0

Focal chorioretinal inflammation

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

H30.0 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of focal chorioretinal inflammation. 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:H30.0
Short Description:Focal chorioretinal inflammation
Long Description:Focal chorioretinal inflammation

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Focal chorioretinal inflammation

Non-specific codes like H30.0 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 focal chorioretinal inflammation:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H30.00 for Unspecified focal chorioretinal inflammation
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.001 for Unspecified focal chorioretinal inflammation, right eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.002 for Unspecified focal chorioretinal inflammation, left eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.003 for Unspecified focal chorioretinal inflammation, bilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.009 for Unspecified focal chorioretinal inflammation, unspecified eye
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H30.01 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation, juxtapapillary
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.011 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation, juxtapapillary, right eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.012 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation, juxtapapillary, left eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.013 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation, juxtapapillary, bilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.019 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation, juxtapapillary, unspecified eye
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H30.02 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation of posterior pole
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.021 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation of posterior pole, right eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.022 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation of posterior pole, left eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.023 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation of posterior pole, bilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.029 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation of posterior pole, unspecified eye
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H30.03 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation, peripheral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.031 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation, peripheral, right eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.032 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation, peripheral, left eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.033 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation, peripheral, bilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.039 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation, peripheral, unspecified eye
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H30.04 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation, macular or paramacular
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.041 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation, macular or paramacular, right eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.042 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation, macular or paramacular, left eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.043 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation, macular or paramacular, bilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H30.049 for Focal chorioretinal inflammation, macular or paramacular, unspecified eye

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

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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)