Billable Medical Code for Unspecified Hearing Loss
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 389.9
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 389.9.
The Short Description Is: Hearing loss NOS.
Hearing loss is also known as bilat hearing loss, bilateral hearing loss, both sides hearing loss, complete deafness, congenital deafness, deaf, deafness, deafness congenital, hearing loss, keratitis ichthyosis and deafness syndrome, kid syndrome, left hearing loss, and right hearing loss. This applies to deafness NOS.
Hearing Loss Definition and Symptoms
Hearing loss is a decrease in the hearing abilities of an severity. Hearing loss can occur in one or both ears and ranges in severity.