Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 379.50
Nystagmus, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 379.50 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 379.50 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: 379.50 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H55.00 Unspecified nystagmus
Approximate Synonyms
  • Nystagmus
  • Nystagmus (eye condition)
Clinical Information
  • Eye movement reflex stabilizing the retinal image of a visual stimulus to compensate for head or stimulus movement. Also, eye movement defects resulting from neurological, muscular, or genetic disorders
  • Involuntary movements of the eyeballs. The presence or absence of nystagmus is often used in the diagnosis of a variety of neurological and visual disorders
  • Involuntary, rapid, rhythmic movement of the eyeball
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 379.50:
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