Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 368.47
Heteronymous bilateral field defects
  • Short description: Heteronymous hemianopsia.
  • ICD-9-CM 368.47 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 368.47 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 368.47.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 368.47: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 368.47 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H53.47 Heteronymous bilateral field defects
Approximate Synonyms
  • Heteronymous bilat visual field defect
  • Heteronymous bilateral visual field defect
  • Heteronymous bilateral visual field defects
Applies To
  • Hemianopsia:
    • binasal
    • bitemporal
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 368.47:
  • Defect, defective 759.9
  • Hemianopia, hemianopsia (altitudinal) (homonymous) 368.46
    • binasal 368.47
    • bitemporal 368.47
    • heteronymous 368.47
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