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ICD-10-CM Code H53.029
Refractive amblyopia, unspecified eye

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

H53.029 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of refractive amblyopia, unspecified eye. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code H530 is used to code Amblyopia

Amblyopia (from Greek αμβλυωπία, "blunt vision"), also called lazy eye, is a disorder of sight. It results in decreased vision in an eye that otherwise appears normal, or out of proportion to associated structural problems of the eye.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
MeSH Code: D000550
ICD 9 Code: 368.0

A child wearing an adhesive eyepatch to correct amblyopia

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.


Refractive amblyopia (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 H53.029 and a single ICD9 code, 368.03 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: H53.02 - Refractive amblyopia

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