2022 ICD-10-CM Code H44.2B

Degenerative myopia with macular hole

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H44.2B
Short Description:Degenerative myopia with macular hole
Long Description:Degenerative myopia with macular hole

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Disorders of vitreous body and globe (H43-H44)
      • Disorders of globe (H44)

H44.2B is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of degenerative myopia with macular hole. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Degenerative myopia with macular hole

Non-specific codes like H44.2B require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for degenerative myopia with macular hole:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H44.2B1 for Degenerative myopia with macular hole, right eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H44.2B2 for Degenerative myopia with macular hole, left eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H44.2B3 for Degenerative myopia with macular hole, bilateral eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H44.2B9 for Degenerative myopia with macular hole, unspecified eye

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code H44.2B are found in the index:

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