Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 389.7
Deaf, nonspeaking, not elsewhere classifiable
  • Short description: Deaf, nonspeaking NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 389.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 389.7 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 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 389.7.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 389.7: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 389.7 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H91.3 Deaf nonspeaking, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital hearing loss with inability to speak
  • Deaf mutism
  • Deafmutism-retinal degeneration syndrome
  • On examination - deaf
  • Ziprkowski-Margolis syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 389.7:
  • Deaf and dumb NEC 389.7
  • Deaf mutism (acquired) (congenital) NEC 389.7
    • syphilitic, congenital 090.0
  • Deafness (acquired) (complete) (congenital) (hereditary) (middle ear) (partial) 389.9
    • nonspeaking 389.7
  • Mutism (see also Aphasia) 784.3
    • deaf (acquired) (congenital) 389.7
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