2022 ICD-10-CM Code H59.349

Postprocedural hematoma of unspecified eye and adnexa following other procedure

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H59.349
Short Description:Postproc hematoma of unsp and adnexa fol other procedure
Long Description:Postprocedural hematoma of unspecified eye and adnexa following 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)

H59.349 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of postprocedural hematoma of unspecified eye and adnexa following other procedure. The code H59.349 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 H59.349 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.

Replacement Code

H59349 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert H59.349 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code H59.349 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