2021 ICD-10-CM Code H30.033

Focal chorioretinal inflammation, peripheral, bilateral

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

H30.033 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of focal chorioretinal inflammation, peripheral, bilateral. The code H30.033 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:H30.033
Short Description:Focal chorioretinal inflammation, peripheral, bilateral
Long Description:Focal chorioretinal inflammation, peripheral, bilateral

Code Classification

Convert H30.033 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code H30.033 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.

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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)