Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 388.01
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 388.01 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 388.01 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: 388.01 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H91.13 Presbycusis, bilateral
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat presbycusis
  • Bilateral presbycusis
  • Both sides presbycusis (hearing disorder)
  • Left presbycusis
  • Presbycusis
  • Presbycusis (age-related hearing loss)
  • Right presbycusis
Clinical Information
  • Gradual bilateral hearing loss associated with aging that is due to progressive degeneration of cochlear structures and central auditory pathways. Hearing loss usually begins with the high frequencies then progresses to sounds of middle and low frequencies
  • Progressive bilateral loss of hearing that occurs in the aged
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 388.01:
  • Presbycusis 388.01
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