Not Valid for Submission
H44.2E 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 other maculopathy. 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 other maculopathy
Non-specific codes like H44.2E 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 other maculopathy:
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 H44.2E are found in the index: