Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 378.83
Convergence insufficiency or palsy
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Convergenc insufficiency.
  • ICD-9-CM 378.83 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 378.83 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Convergence insufficiency
  • Convergence insufficiency (eye condition)
  • Convergence palsy
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 378.83 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H51.11 Convergence insufficiency
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 378.83:
  • Exophoria 378.42
    • convergence, insufficiency 378.83
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • convergence 378.83
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • convergence 378.83
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