2022 ICD-10-CM Code H59.1

Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of eye and adnexa complicating a procedure

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H59.1
Short Description:Intraop hemor/hemtom of eye and adnexa comp a procedure
Long Description:Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of eye and adnexa complicating a procedure

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified (H59)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disord of eye and adnexa, NEC (H59)

H59.1 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of eye and adnexa complicating a procedure. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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.

Specific Coding for Intraop hemor/hemtom of eye and adnexa comp a procedure

Non-specific codes like H59.1 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 intraop hemor/hemtom of eye and adnexa comp a procedure:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H59.11 for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of eye and adnexa complicating an ophthalmic procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.111 for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of right eye and adnexa complicating an ophthalmic procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.112 for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of left eye and adnexa complicating an ophthalmic procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.113 for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of eye and adnexa complicating an ophthalmic procedure, bilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.119 for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of unspecified eye and adnexa complicating an ophthalmic procedure
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H59.12 for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of eye and adnexa complicating other procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.121 for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of right eye and adnexa complicating other procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.122 for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of left eye and adnexa complicating other procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.123 for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of eye and adnexa complicating other procedure, bilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.129 for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of unspecified eye and adnexa complicating other procedure

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code H59.1:


Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

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)