Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 389.10
Sensorineural hearing loss, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 389.10 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 389.10 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: 389.10 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H90.5 Unspecified sensorineural hearing loss
Approximate Synonyms
  • Autoimmune sensorineural hearing loss
  • Hearing loss, sensorineural
  • Hearing loss, sensorineural, autoimmune
  • Hearing loss, sensorineural, high frequency
  • High frequency deafness
  • High frequency sensorineural hearing loss
  • Sensorineural hearing loss
Clinical Information
  • Due to lesions of the cochlea and the auditory division of the eighth cranial nerve; problem of cellular dysfunction rather than airborne conduction
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 389.10:
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