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ICD-10-CM Code H44.50
Unspecified degenerated conditions of globe

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

H44.50 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of unspecified degenerated conditions of globe. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code H445 is used to code Phthisis bulbi

Phthisis bulbi is a shrunken, non-functional eye. It may result from severe eye disease, inflammation, injury, or it may represent a complication of eye surgery. Treatment options include insertion of a prosthesis, which may be preceded by enucleation of the eye.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
ICD 9 Code: 360.41

Phthisis bulbi of the right eye due to complication of eye surgery

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye with MCC.
  • DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye without MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H44.50 - Unspecified degenerated conditions of globe'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H44.50. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Degenerated globe or eye, unspecified (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 360.40 was previously used, H44.50 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: H44.5 - Degenerated conditions of globe

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