2022 ICD-10-CM Code H90.A2

Sensorineural hearing loss, unilateral, with restricted hearing on the contralateral side

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H90.A2
Short Description:Snsrnrl hear loss, uni, with restricted hear cntra side
Long Description:Sensorineural hearing loss, unilateral, with restricted hearing on the contralateral side

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the ear and mastoid process (H60–H95)
    • Other disorders of ear (H90-H94)
      • Conductive and sensorineural hearing loss (H90)

H90.A2 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of sensorineural hearing loss, unilateral, with restricted hearing on the contralateral side. 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 Snsrnrl hear loss, uni, with restricted hear cntra side

Non-specific codes like H90.A2 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 snsrnrl hear loss, uni, with restricted hear cntra side:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H90.A21 for Sensorineural hearing loss, unilateral, right ear, with restricted hearing on the contralateral side
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H90.A22 for Sensorineural hearing loss, unilateral, left ear, with restricted hearing on the contralateral side

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 H90.A2 are found in the index:

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