2021 ICD-10-CM Code H59.36

Postprocedural seroma of eye and adnexa following other procedure

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

H59.36 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of postprocedural seroma of eye and adnexa following other procedure. The code 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.

ICD-10:H59.36
Short Description:Postproc seroma of eye and adnexa following other procedure
Long Description:Postprocedural seroma of eye and adnexa following other procedure

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Postproc seroma of eye and adnexa following other procedure

Header codes like H59.36 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 seroma of eye and adnexa following other procedure:

  • H59.361 - Postprocedural seroma of right eye and adnexa following other procedure
  • H59.362 - Postprocedural seroma of left eye and adnexa following other procedure
  • H59.363 - ... bilateral
  • H59.369 - Postprocedural seroma of unspecified eye and adnexa following 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 H59.36 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