2021 ICD-10-CM Code H44.2C9

Degenerative myopia with retinal detachment, unspecified eye

Version 2021
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Valid for Submission

H44.2C9 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of degenerative myopia with retinal detachment, unspecified eye. The code H44.2C9 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 H44.2C9 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.

ICD-10:H44.2C9
Short Description:Degenerative myopia with retinal detachment, unspecified eye
Long Description:Degenerative myopia with retinal detachment, unspecified eye

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Replacement Code

H442C9 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

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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