Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 371.00
Corneal opacity, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 371.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 371.00 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 371.00 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H17.9 Unspecified corneal scar and opacity
Approximate Synonyms
  • Corneal opacity
  • Corneal scar
  • Corneal scar (eye condition)
Clinical Information
  • Clouding that can occur in the transparent part of the coat of the eyeball or cornea, secondary to inflammation, infection or irritant exposure by a foreign body or chemical
Applies To
  • Corneal scar NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 371.00:
  • Cicatrix (adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) 709.2
    • cornea 371.00
  • Keloid, cheloid 701.4
    • cornea 371.00
  • Opacity, opacities
    • cornea 371.00
      • central 371.03
      • congenital 743.43
        • interfering with vision 743.42
      • degenerative (see also Degeneration, cornea) 371.40
      • hereditary (see also Dystrophy, cornea) 371.50
      • inflammatory (see also Keratitis) 370.9
      • late effect of trachoma (healed) 139.1
      • minor 371.01
      • peripheral 371.02
  • Scar, scarring (see also Cicatrix) 709.2
    • cornea 371.00
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