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Ch 7: Eye

ICD-9-CM

Glaucoma:
• Two codes to identify type & stage.
• Identify the external cause, if applicable, of the eye condition.

Ch 7: Eye

ICD-10-CM Requirements

General Documentation:

  • Specific disorder/disease and external cause, when applicable
  • Laterality (right, left, bilateral)

Cataract, document:

  • Type:
    –  Age-related
    –  Traumatic
    –  Complicated o  Drug-induced o  Other

Glaucoma, document:

  • Type:
    –  Suspect
    –  Open-angle
    –  Primary angle-closure
    –  Secondary due to (specify:  trauma, inflammation, drugs)
  • Stage:
    –  Mild
    –  Moderate
    –  Severe
    –  Indeterminate (cannot be clinically determined)

Ch 7: Eye

Notes

Moved from Nervous System chapter in ICD-9-CM to its own chapter in ICD-10-CM.
Glaucoma type & stage combined into one code.

Ch 8: Ear

ICD-9-CM

Ch 8: Ear

ICD-10-CM Requirements

General Documentation:

  • Specific disorder/disease
  • Laterality (right, left, bilateral)

Otitis media, document:

  • Acute or chronic
  • Suppurative or nonsuppurative

Perforation tympanic membrane, document:

  • Type:
    – Central
    – Attic
    – Other marginal
    – Multiple
    – Total

Hearing loss (deafness), document:

  • Type:
    – Conductive
    – Sensorineural
    – Mixed
    – Other

Ch 8: Ear

Notes

Moved from Nervous System chapter in ICD-9-CM to its own chapter in ICD-10-CM.

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