2022 ICD-10-CM Code H59.8

Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H59.8
Short Description:Oth intraop & postproc comp and disord of eye and adnx, NEC
Long Description:Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified

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)

H59.8 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified. 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 Oth intraop & postproc comp and disord of eye and adnx, NEC

Non-specific codes like H59.8 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 oth intraop & postproc comp and disord of eye and adnx, nec:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H59.81 for Chorioretinal scars after surgery for detachment
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.811 for Chorioretinal scars after surgery for detachment, right eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.812 for Chorioretinal scars after surgery for detachment, left eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.813 for Chorioretinal scars after surgery for detachment, bilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.819 for Chorioretinal scars after surgery for detachment, unspecified eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.88 for Other intraoperative complications of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H59.89 for Other postprocedural complications and disorders of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified

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)