Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 389.0
Conductive hearing loss
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 8 ICD-9-CM codes below 389.0 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Involves lesions of the external and middle ear resulting in malconduction of airborne sound.
389.0 Excludes
  • mixed conductive and sensorineural hearing loss (389.20-389.22)
Applies To
  • Conductive deafness
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