Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 388.00
Degenerative and vascular disorders, unspecified
  • Short description: Degen/vascul dis ear NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 388.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 388.00 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 388.00: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 388.00 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H93.099 Unspecified degenerative and vascular disorders of unspecified ear
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 388.00:
  • Arteriosclerosis, arteriosclerotic (artery) (deformans) (diffuse) (disease) (endarteritis) (general) (obliterans) (obliterative) (occlusive) (senile) (with calcification) 440.9
    • labyrinth, labyrinthine 388.00
  • Disorder - see also Disease
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