2022 ICD-10-CM Code H44.2B1

Degenerative myopia with macular hole, right eye

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H44.2B1
Short Description:Degenerative myopia with macular hole, right eye
Long Description:Degenerative myopia with macular hole, right eye

Code Classification

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

H44.2B1 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of degenerative myopia with macular hole, right eye. The code H44.2B1 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Replacement Code

H442B1 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert H44.2B1 to ICD-9 Code

Information for Patients


Refractive Errors

The cornea and lens of your eye helps you focus. Refractive errors are vision problems that happen when the shape of the eye keeps you from focusing well. The cause could be the length of the eyeball (longer or shorter), changes in the shape of the cornea, or aging of the lens.

Four common refractive errors are

The most common symptom is blurred vision. Other symptoms may include double vision, haziness, glare or halos around bright lights, squinting, headaches, or eye strain.

Glasses or contact lenses can usually correct refractive errors. Laser eye surgery may also be a possibility.

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