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ICD-10-CM Code H44.2
Degenerative myopia

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

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.


Coding Notes for H44.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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)

Parent Code: H44 - Disorders of globe

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/H442