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ICD-10-CM Code H91.8
Other specified hearing loss

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code H91.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the one child codes of H91.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other specified hearing loss' in more detail.


The ICD code H91 is used to code Hearing loss

Hearing loss, also known as hearing impairment, or anacusis, is a partial or total inability to hear. An affected person may be described as hard of hearing. A deaf person has little to no hearing. Hearing loss may occur in one or both ears. In children hearing problems can affect the ability to learn language and in adults it can cause work related difficulties. In some people, particularly older people, hearing loss can result in loneliness. Hearing loss can be temporary or permanent.

Specialty: Otorhinolaryngology, Audiology
MeSH Code: D034381
ICD 9 Code: 389

The international symbol of deafness and hearing loss

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Difficulty hearing normal speech tones (finding)

Parent Code: H91 - Other and unspecified hearing loss

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/H918