ICD-10-CM Code Z83.518

Family history of other specified eye disorder

Version 2020 Billable Code Unacceptable Principal Diagnosis POA Exempt

Valid for Submission

Z83.518 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of family history of other specified eye disorder. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Z83.518 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like family history of amblyopia, family history of color blindness, family history of congenital cataract, family history of degenerative disorder of macula, family history of eye movement disorder, family history of fuchs corneal dystrophy, etc The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.

The code Z83.518 describes a circumstance which influences the patient's health status but not a current illness or injury. The code is unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.

ICD-10:Z83.518
Short Description:Family history of other specified eye disorder
Long Description:Family history of other specified eye disorder

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 Z83.518 are found in the index:


Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

  • Unacceptable principal diagnosis - There are selected codes that describe a circumstance which influences an individual’s health status but not a current illness or injury, or codes that are not specific manifestations but may be due to an underlying cause. These codes are considered unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.

Synonyms

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

  • Family history of amblyopia
  • Family history of color blindness
  • Family history of congenital cataract
  • Family history of degenerative disorder of macula
  • Family history of eye movement disorder
  • Family history of Fuchs corneal dystrophy
  • Family history of non-glaucomatous eye disorder
  • Family history of retinal detachment
  • Family history of retinitis pigmentosa
  • Family history of uveitis
  • Family history of visual disturbance
  • Family history of xanthelasma
  • FH: Cataract
  • FH: Eye disorder
  • FH: Squint

Present on Admission (POA)

Z83.518 is exempt from POA reporting - The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement. Review other POA exempt codes here .

CMS POA Indicator Options and Definitions
POA Indicator CodePOA Reason for CodeCMS will pay the CC/MCC DRG?
YDiagnosis was present at time of inpatient admission.YES
NDiagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admission.NO
UDocumentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.NO
WClinically undetermined - unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.YES
1Unreported/Not used - Exempt from POA reporting. NO

Convert Z83.518 to ICD-9

  • V19.19 - Family hx-eye disord NEC

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to family and personal history and certain conditions influencing health status (Z77-Z99)
      • Family history of other specific disorders (Z83)

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