2022 ICD-10-CM Code H59.31

Postprocedural hemorrhage of eye and adnexa following an ophthalmic procedure

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H59.31
Short Description:Postproc hemor of eye and adnexa following an opth procedure
Long Description:Postprocedural hemorrhage of eye and adnexa following 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)

H59.31 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of postprocedural hemorrhage of eye and adnexa following an ophthalmic 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 Postproc hemor of eye and adnexa following an opth procedure

Non-specific codes like H59.31 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 postproc hemor of eye and adnexa following an opth procedure:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.311 for Postprocedural hemorrhage of right eye and adnexa following an ophthalmic procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.312 for Postprocedural hemorrhage of left eye and adnexa following an ophthalmic procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.313 for Postprocedural hemorrhage of eye and adnexa following an ophthalmic procedure, bilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.319 for Postprocedural hemorrhage of unspecified eye and adnexa following an ophthalmic 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 H59.31 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)