2021 ICD-10-CM Code H59.43

Inflammation (infection) of postprocedural bleb, stage 3

Version 2021
Billable Code
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

H59.43 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of inflammation (infection) of postprocedural bleb, stage 3. The code H59.43 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code H59.43 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like bleb associated endophthalmitis or disorder of filtering bleb.

ICD-10:H59.43
Short Description:Inflammation (infection) of postprocedural bleb, stage 3
Long Description:Inflammation (infection) of postprocedural bleb, stage 3

Code Classification

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code H59.43:


Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
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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 H59.43 are found in the index:

Approximate Synonyms

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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)