ICD-10-CM Code H44.52
Atrophy of globe
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 H44.52 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H44.52 that describes the diagnosis 'atrophy of globe' in more detail.
- H44.52 Atrophy of globe NON-BILLABLE
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.
|ICD 9 Code:||360.41|
Phthisis bulbi of the right eye due to complication of eye surgery
Coding Notes for H44.52 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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- Phthisis bulbi
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H44.52 - Atrophy of globe'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H44.52. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.