Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 379.16
Other degenerative disorders of sclera
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 379.16 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 379.16 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: 379.16 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H15.89 Other disorders of sclera
Approximate Synonyms
  • Degenerative disorder of sclera
  • Scleral degenerative disorder
  • Senile scleral plaque
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 379.16:
  • Calcification
    • sclera 379.16
  • Change(s) (of) - see also Removal of
    • scleral 379.19
      • degenerative 379.16
  • Erosion
    • sclera 379.16
  • Hyalin plaque, sclera, senile 379.16
  • Ossification
    • sclera 379.16
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