AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2018 Issue 2; Ask the Editor
Posterior Capsular Opacity
A patient presents due to posterior capsular opacity (PCO) of the left eye. YAG laser capsulotomy is performed to treat the opacity. We cannot find an index entry or code for this condition. Coding professionals believe this is a secondary cataract and a code from category H26.4- is appropriate. What is the appropriate diagnosis code for posterior capsular opacity? ...
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