ICD-10-CM Code H44.2E9

Degenerative myopia with other maculopathy, unspecified eye

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

H44.2E9 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of degenerative myopia with other maculopathy, unspecified eye. The code is valid for the fiscal year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:H44.2E9
Short Description:Degenerative myopia with other maculopathy, unspecified eye
Long Description:Degenerative myopia with other maculopathy, unspecified eye

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code H44.2E9 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.

  • 124 - OTHER DISORDERS OF THE EYE WITH MCC
  • 125 - OTHER DISORDERS OF THE EYE WITHOUT MCC

Replacement Code

H442E9 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • H44.20 - Degenerative myopia, unspecified eye
  • H44.21 - Degenerative myopia, right eye
  • H44.22 - Degenerative myopia, left eye
  • H44.23 - Degenerative myopia, bilateral

Convert H44.2E9 to ICD-9

  • 360.21 - Progressive high myopia (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

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

Code History

  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021