Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 388.45
Acquired auditory processing disorder
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 388.45 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 388.45 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: 388.45 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H93.299 Other abnormal auditory perceptions, unspecified ear
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat acquired auditory processing disorder
  • Bilateral acquired auditory processing disorder
  • Both sides acquired auditory processing disorder
  • Left acquired auditory processing disorder
  • Right acquired auditory processing disorder
388.45 Excludes
  • central auditory processing disorder (315.32)
Applies To
  • Auditory processing disorder NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 388.45:
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • auditory processing disorder 388.45
      • acquired 388.45
      • developmental 315.32
    • central auditory processing 315.32
      • acquired 388.45
      • developmental 315.32
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