2022 ICD-10-CM Code H75

Other disorders of middle ear and mastoid in diseases classified elsewhere

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H75
Short Description:Oth disord of mid ear and mastoid in diseases classd elswhr
Long Description:Other disorders of middle ear and mastoid in diseases classified elsewhere

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the ear and mastoid process (H60–H95)
    • Diseases of middle ear and mastoid (H65-H75)
      • Oth disord of mid ear and mastoid in diseases classd elswhr (H75)

H75 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 disorders of middle ear and mastoid in diseases classified elsewhere. 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 disord of mid ear and mastoid in diseases classd elswhr

Non-specific codes like H75 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 disord of mid ear and mastoid in diseases classd elswhr:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H75.0 for Mastoiditis in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H75.00 for Mastoiditis in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere, unspecified ear
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H75.01 for Mastoiditis in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere, right ear
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H75.02 for Mastoiditis in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere, left ear
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H75.03 for Mastoiditis in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere, bilateral
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H75.8 for Other specified disorders of middle ear and mastoid in diseases classified elsewhere
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H75.80 for Other specified disorders of middle ear and mastoid in diseases classified elsewhere, unspecified ear
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H75.81 for Other specified disorders of right middle ear and mastoid in diseases classified elsewhere
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H75.82 for Other specified disorders of left middle ear and mastoid in diseases classified elsewhere
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H75.83 for Other specified disorders of middle ear and mastoid in diseases classified elsewhere, bilateral

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 coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code H75:


Code First

Code First
Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology. For such conditions, the ICD-10-CM has a coding convention that requires the underlying condition be sequenced first followed by the manifestation. Wherever such a combination exists, there is a "use additional code" note at the etiology code, and a "code first" note at the manifestation code. These instructional notes indicate the proper sequencing order of the codes, etiology followed by manifestation.

Information for Patients


Ear Disorders

Your ear has three main parts: outer, middle and inner. You use all of them in hearing. Sound waves come in through your outer ear. They reach your middle ear, where they make your eardrum vibrate. The vibrations are transmitted through three tiny bones, called ossicles, in your middle ear. The vibrations travel to your inner ear, a snail-shaped organ. The inner ear makes the nerve impulses that are sent to the brain. Your brain recognizes them as sounds. The inner ear also controls balance.

A variety of conditions may affect your hearing or balance:

Some ear disorders can result in hearing disorders and deafness.


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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)