Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 362.50
Macular degeneration (senile), unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 362.50 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 362.50 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 362.50 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H35.30 Unspecified macular degeneration
Approximate Synonyms
  • Age related macular degeneration
  • Age related macular degeneration (eye condition)
  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Bilat macular degeneration
  • bilateral macular degeneration
  • degenerative disorder of macula
  • Left macular degeneration
  • Macular degeneration
  • Macular degeneration (eye condition)
  • Macular degeneration, age related
  • Macular degeneration, age related (eye condition)
  • Right inguinal hernia
  • Right macular degeneration
Clinical Information
  • Deterioration of the macula lutea in the retina; may be inherited, drug induced, or due to aging; leads to a severe loss of central vision while peripheral vision is retained
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 362.50:
  • Behr's disease 362.50
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • eye NEC 360.40
      • macular (see also Degeneration, macula) 362.50
    • senile 797
      • brain 331.2
      • cardiac, heart, or myocardium (see also Degeneration, myocardial) 429.1
      • motor centers 331.2
      • reticule 362.64
      • retina, cystic 362.50
      • vascular - see Arteriosclerosis
    • tapetoretinal 362.74
      • adult or presenile form 362.50
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Behr's 362.50
  • Macula
    • degeneration (see also Degeneration, macula) 362.50
      • hereditary (see also Dystrophy, retina) 362.70
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