ICD-10-CM Code H44.2
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code H44.2 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H44.2 that describes the diagnosis 'degenerative myopia' in more detail.
- H44.2 Degenerative myopia NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for H44.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Malignant myopia
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Degenerative progressive high myopia (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H44.2 - Degenerative myopia'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H44.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.