Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 368.59
Other color vision deficiencies
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 368.59 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 368.59 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: 368.59 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H53.59 Other color vision deficiencies
Approximate Synonyms
  • Color vision deficiency
  • Color vision disorder
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 368.59:
  • Amblyopia (acquired) (congenital) (partial) 368.00
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
    • trichromata 368.59
    • trichromatopsia 368.59
  • Blindness (acquired) (congenital) (both eyes) 369.00
  • Chromatopsia 368.59
  • Color
    • amblyopia NEC 368.59
    • blindness NEC (congenital) 368.59
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • color vision (congenital) 368.59
  • Dichromat, dichromata (congenital) 368.59
  • Dichromatopsia (congenital) 368.59
  • Trichromat, anomalous (congenital) 368.59
  • Trichromatopsia, anomalous (congenital) 368.59
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 368.59 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.