2022 ICD-10-CM Code H34.8392

Tributary (branch) retinal vein occlusion, unspecified eye, stable

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H34.8392
Short Description:Trib rtnl vein occlusion, unspecified eye, stable
Long Description:Tributary (branch) retinal vein occlusion, unspecified eye, stable

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Disorders of choroid and retina (H30-H36)
      • Retinal vascular occlusions (H34)

H34.8392 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of tributary (branch) retinal vein occlusion, unspecified eye, stable. The code H34.8392 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code H34.8392 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like macular branch retinal vein occlusion or venous retinal branch occlusion.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like H34.8392 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Replacement Code

H348392 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert H34.8392 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code H34.8392 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Information for Patients


Retinal Disorders

The retina is a layer of tissue in the back of your eye that senses light and sends images to your brain. In the center of this nerve tissue is the macula. It provides the sharp, central vision needed for reading, driving and seeing fine detail.

Retinal disorders affect this vital tissue. They can affect your vision, and some can be serious enough to cause blindness. Examples are

NIH: National Eye Institute


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018