ICD-10-CM Code H59.2

Accidental puncture and laceration of eye and adnexa during a procedure

Version 2021 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

H59.2 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of accidental puncture and laceration of eye and adnexa during a procedure. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:H59.2
Short Description:Accidental pnctr & lac of eye and adnexa during a procedure
Long Description:Accidental puncture and laceration of eye and adnexa during a procedure

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • H59.21 - Accidental puncture and laceration of eye and adnexa during an ophthalmic procedure
  • H59.211 - Accidental puncture and laceration of right eye and adnexa during an ophthalmic procedure
  • H59.212 - Accidental puncture and laceration of left eye and adnexa during an ophthalmic procedure
  • H59.213 - Accidental puncture and laceration of eye and adnexa during an ophthalmic procedure, bilateral
  • H59.219 - Accidental puncture and laceration of unspecified eye and adnexa during an ophthalmic procedure
  • H59.22 - Accidental puncture and laceration of eye and adnexa during other procedure
  • H59.221 - Accidental puncture and laceration of right eye and adnexa during other procedure
  • H59.222 - Accidental puncture and laceration of left eye and adnexa during other procedure
  • H59.223 - Accidental puncture and laceration of eye and adnexa during other procedure, bilateral
  • H59.229 - Accidental puncture and laceration of unspecified eye and adnexa during other 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)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021