Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 368.00
Amblyopia, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 368.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 368.00 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: 368.00 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H53.009 Unspecified amblyopia, unspecified eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • Amblyopia
  • Amblyopia (eye condition)
  • Amblyopia, both eyes
  • Bilat amblyopia
  • Bilateral amblyopia
  • L amblyopia
  • Left amblyopia
  • Left amblyopia (eye condition)
  • R amblyopia
  • Right amblyopia
  • Right amblyopia (eye condition)
Clinical Information
  • An optically uncorrectable loss of visual acuity without apparent organic change or defect
  • Impairment of vision without detectable organic lesion of the eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 368.00:
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