2021 ICD-10-CM Code H34.8331

Tributary (branch) retinal vein occlusion, bilateral, with retinal neovascularization

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

H34.8331 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of tributary (branch) retinal vein occlusion, bilateral, with retinal neovascularization. The code H34.8331 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Short Description:Trib rtnl vein occlusion, bilateral, w rtnl neovas
Long Description:Tributary (branch) retinal vein occlusion, bilateral, with retinal neovascularization

Code Classification

Replacement Code

H348331 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert H34.8331 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code H34.8331 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

Retinal Disorders

The retina is a layer of tissue in the back of your eye that senses light and sends images to your brain. In the center of this nerve tissue is the macula. It provides the sharp, central vision needed for reading, driving and seeing fine detail.

Retinal disorders affect this vital tissue. They can affect your vision, and some can be serious enough to cause blindness. Examples are

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