Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 378.20
Intermittent heterotropia, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 378.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 378.20 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: 378.20 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H50.30 Unspecified intermittent heterotropia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat intermittent esotropia
  • Bilat intermittent exotropia
  • bilateral intermittent esotropia
  • bilateral intermittent exotropia
  • Exotropia, intermittent
  • Exotropia, intermittent (eye condition)
  • Intermittent esotropia
  • Intermittent exotropia
  • Intermittent heterotropia
  • Intermittent tropia
  • Left intermittent esotropia
  • Left intermittent exotropia
  • Right intermittent esotropia
  • Right intermittent exotropia
Applies To
  • Intermittent:
    • esotropia NOS
    • exotropia NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 378.20:
  • Esotropia (nonaccommodative) 378.00
  • Exotropia 378.10
  • Heterotropia 378.30
    • intermittent 378.20
  • Strabismus (alternating) (congenital) (nonparalytic) 378.9
    • in neuromuscular disorder NEC 378.73
      • intermittent 378.20
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