2021 ICD-10-CM Code H59.22

Accidental puncture and laceration of eye and adnexa during other procedure

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H59.22
Short Description:Acc pnctr & lac of eye and adnexa during oth procedure
Long Description:Accidental puncture and laceration of 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)

H59.22 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis 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 other procedure. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 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 Acc pnctr & lac of eye and adnexa during oth procedure

Non-specific codes like H59.22 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 acc pnctr & lac of eye and adnexa during oth procedure:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.221 for Accidental puncture and laceration of right eye and adnexa during other procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.222 for Accidental puncture and laceration of left eye and adnexa during other procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.223 for Accidental puncture and laceration of eye and adnexa during other procedure, bilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.229 for Accidental puncture and laceration of unspecified eye and adnexa during other procedure

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code H59.22 are found in the index:

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)