Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 389.8
Other specified forms of hearing loss
  • Short description: Hearing loss NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 389.8 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 389.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 389.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 389.8: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acoustic analysis deficit
  • Asymmetrical hearing loss
  • Bilat high frequency hearing loss
  • Bilat mild to moderate hearing loss
  • Bilat neonatal hearing loss
  • Bilat ototoxic hearing loss
  • Bilat severe hearing loss
  • Bilateral mild to moderate hearing loss
  • Bilateral neonatal hearing loss
  • Bilateral ototoxic hearing loss
  • Bilateral severe hearing loss
  • Bilateral upper frequency hearing loss
  • Both sides high frequency hearing loss
  • Both sides mild to moderate hearing loss
  • Both sides neonatal hearing loss
  • Both sides ototoxic hearing loss
  • Both sides severe hearing loss
  • Central hearing loss
  • Combined perceptive hearing loss
  • Complete deafness
  • Congenital hearing disorder
  • Dead ear
  • Drug ototoxicity - deafness
  • End organ deafness
  • Hearing disorder, congenital
  • Hearing loss associated with syndrome
  • Hearing loss remits during vertigo attacks
  • Hearing loss, high frequency
  • Hearing loss, mild-moderate
  • Hearing loss, neonatal
  • Hearing loss, severe
  • High frequency deafness
  • High frequency hearing loss
  • Left high frequency hearing loss
  • Left mild to moderate hearing loss
  • Left neonatal hearing loss
  • Left ototoxic hearing loss
  • Left severe hearing loss
  • Left upper frequency hearing loss
  • Low frequency deafness
  • Mild to moderate hearing loss
  • Neonatal hearing loss
  • Neural hearing loss
  • Occupational deafness
  • On examination - High tone deafness
  • Ototoxic hearing loss
  • Paradoxic hearing loss
  • Renal tubular acidosis with progressive nerve deafness
  • Right high frequency hearing loss
  • Right mild to moderate hearing loss
  • Right neonatal hearing loss
  • Right ototoxic hearing loss
  • Right severe hearing loss
  • Right upper frequency hearing loss
  • Sensorineural hearing loss of combined sites
  • Sensory hearing loss
  • Severe hearing loss
  • Tone deafness
  • Toxic deafness
  • Unilateral sensory hearing loss
  • Upper frequency deafness
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 389.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H91.8X9 Other specified hearing loss, unspecified ear
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 389.8:
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