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ICD-10-CM Code H53.47
Heteronymous bilateral field defects

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

H53.47 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of heteronymous bilateral field defects. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code H534 is used to code Bitemporal hemianopsia

Bitemporal hemianopsia (aka bitemporal heteronymous hemianopsia or bitemporal hemianopia) is the medical description of a type of partial blindness where vision is missing in the outer half of both the right and left visual field. It is usually associated with lesions of the optic chiasm, the area where the optic nerves from the right and left eyes cross near the pituitary gland.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
MeSH Codes: , D012607, D012607, D012607, D006423
ICD 9 Codes: 368.47, 368.41, 368.42, 368.12,
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for H53.47 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Heteronymous hemianop(s)ia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #123 - Neurological eye disorders.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H53.47 - Heteronymous bilateral field defects'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H53.47. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Hemianopia, hemianopsia(heteronymous) (H53.47)


Heteronymous bilateral field defects (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 368.47 was previously used, H53.47 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: H53.4 - Visual field defects

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/H5347