ICD-10-CM Code H50.2
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 H50.2 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of H50.2 that describes the diagnosis 'vertical strabismus' in more detail.
- H50.2 Vertical strabismus NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code H502 is used to code Hypertropia
Hypertropia is a condition of misalignment of the eyes (strabismus), whereby the visual axis of one eye is higher than the fellow fixating eye. Hypotropia is the similar condition, focus being on the eye with the visual axis lower than the fellow fixating eye. Dissociated Vertical Deviation is a special type of hypertropia leading to slow upward drift of one or rarely both eyes, usually when the patient is inattentive.
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Coding Notes for H50.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H50.2 - Vertical strabismus'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H50.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.