2022 ICD-10-CM Code H59.219

Accidental puncture and laceration of unspecified eye and adnexa during an ophthalmic procedure

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H59.219
Short Description:Acc pnctr & lac of unsp eye and adnexa during an opth proc
Long Description:Accidental puncture and laceration of unspecified eye and adnexa during an ophthalmic 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)

H59.219 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of accidental puncture and laceration of unspecified eye and adnexa during an ophthalmic procedure. The code H59.219 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like H59.219 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

Convert H59.219 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code H59.219 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.

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)