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Ophthalmology Coding Alert


H40.6 Family Holds Key to Corticosteroid-Induced Glaucoma

Tip: Each character in the ICD-10 code tells you something specific about the condition. The last issue of Ophthalmology Coding Alert reviewed some of the changes coming to the glaucoma diagnosis codes under the ICD-10 system, coming Oct. 1, 2015 (“Close In on New Dx Codes for Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma,” Vol. 18, No. 5). The ICD-9 codes for corticosteroid-induced glaucoma [...]