JUN 16, 2015
Specific ICD-10 Codes for Bacterial and Allergic Conjunctivitis
Question: Are there specific codes for bacterial and allergic conjunctivitis?
Answer: For bacterial conjunctivitis, the appropriate code is H10.021 Other mucopurulent conjunctivitis, right eye, H10.022 left eye, or H10.023 bilateral.
For allergic conjunctivitis the appropriate code is H10.11 Acute atopic conjunctivitis, which includes laterality.