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ICD-10-CM Code H44.749
Retained (nonmagnetic) (old) foreign body in posterior wall of globe, unspecified eye

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

H44.749 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of retained (nonmagnetic) (old) foreign body in posterior wall of globe, unspecified eye. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


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.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Old intraocular nonmagnetic foreign body in posterior wall of eye (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
  • Consider laterality specification

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Foreign body in posterior wall of eye (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code H44.749 and a single ICD9 code, 360.65 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: H44.74 - Retained (nonmagnetic) (old) foreign body in posterior wall of globe

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