H40.051 - Ocular hypertension, right eye

Version 2023
ICD-10:H40.051
Short Description:Ocular hypertension, right eye
Long Description:Ocular hypertension, right eye
Status: Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:

H40.051 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of ocular hypertension, right eye. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Clinical Information

Convert to ICD-9 Code

Source ICD-10 CodeTarget ICD-9 Code
H40.051365.04 - Ocular hypertension
Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

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