Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 388.02
Transient ischemic deafness
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Trans ischemic deafness.
  • ICD-9-CM 388.02 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 388.02 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 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 388.02.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 388.02: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 388.02 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H93.019 Transient ischemic deafness, unspecified ear
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat transient ischemic deafness
  • Bilateral transient ischemic deafness
  • Left ear transient ischemic deafness
  • Right ear transient ischemic deafness
  • Transient ischemic deafness of bilateral ears
  • Transient ischemic deafness of left ear
  • Transient ischemic deafness of right ear
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 388.02:
  • Deafness (acquired) (complete) (congenital) (hereditary) (middle ear) (partial) 389.9
    • transient ischemic 388.02
  • Transient - see also condition
    • deafness (ischemic) 388.02
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