Valid for Submission
H44.2B9 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of degenerative myopia with macular hole, unspecified eye. The code H44.2B9 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like H44.2B9 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.
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
H442B9 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):