Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 368.55
Acquired color vision deficiencies
  • Short description: Acq color deficiency.
  • ICD-9-CM 368.55 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 368.55 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).
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 368.55: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 368.55 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H53.52 Acquired color vision deficiency
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired color vision deficiency
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 368.55:
  • Amblyopia (acquired) (congenital) (partial) 368.00
  • Blindness (acquired) (congenital) (both eyes) 369.00
  • Color
    • amblyopia NEC 368.59
      • acquired 368.55
    • blindness NEC (congenital) 368.59
      • acquired 368.55
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • color vision (congenital) 368.59
      • acquired 368.55
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