ICD-10-CM Code H90.A2

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

Version 2021 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

H90.A2 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable 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 valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

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

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • H90.A21 - Sensorineural hearing loss, unilateral, right ear, with restricted hearing on the contralateral side
  • H90.A22 - 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 Classification

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

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