ICD-10-CM Code H95.819

Postprocedural stenosis of unspecified external ear canal

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

H95.819 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of postprocedural stenosis of unspecified external ear canal. The code is valid for the fiscal year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code H95.819 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acquired stenosis of external ear canal or acquired stenosis of external ear canal secondary to surgery or auditory system complication of procedure or stenosis of external auditory canal due to and after radiation therapy.

ICD-10:H95.819
Short Description:Postprocedural stenosis of unspecified external ear canal
Long Description:Postprocedural stenosis of unspecified external ear canal

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Acquired stenosis of external ear canal
  • Acquired stenosis of external ear canal secondary to surgery
  • Auditory system complication of procedure
  • Stenosis of external auditory canal due to and after radiation therapy

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code H95.819 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.

  • 919 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH MCC
  • 920 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH CC
  • 921 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert H95.819 to ICD-9

  • 997.99 - Surg compl-body syst NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the ear and mastoid process (H60–H95)
    • Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of ear and mastoid process, not elsewhere classified (H95)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disorders of ear/mastd, NEC (H95)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021