2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H93.2

Other abnormal auditory perceptions

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • H93.2 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM H93.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H93.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 H93.2 may differ.
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (H93.2) and the excluded code together.
  • auditory hallucinations (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R44.0

    Auditory hallucinations

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    R44.0
    )
The following code(s) above H93.2 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to H93.2:
  • H60-H95
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range H60-H95

    Diseases of the ear and mastoid process

    Note
    • Use an external cause code following the code for the ear condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the ear condition
    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the ear and mastoid process
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to H93.2:
  • Type 1 Excludes: H90.5
    , H91
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H90.5

    Unspecified sensorineural hearing loss

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    Applicable To
    • Central hearing loss NOS
    • Congenital deafness NOS
    • Neural hearing loss NOS
    • Perceptive hearing loss NOS
    • Sensorineural deafness NOS
    • Sensory hearing loss NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • abnormal auditory perception (H93.2-)
    • psychogenic deafness (F44.6)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H91

    Other and unspecified hearing loss

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • abnormal auditory perception (H93.2-)
    • hearing loss as classified in H90.-
    • impacted cerumen (H61.2-)
    • noise-induced hearing loss (H83.3-)
    • psychogenic deafness (F44.6)
    • transient ischemic deafness (H93.01-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H93.2
H93.1 Tinnitus
H93.11 …… right ear
H93.12 …… left ear
H93.13 …… bilateral
H93.19 …… unspecified ear
H93.A Pulsatile tinnitus
H93.A1 …… right ear
H93.A2 …… left ear
H93.A3 …… bilateral
H93.A9 …… unspecified ear
H93.2 Other abnormal auditory perceptions
H93.21 Auditory recruitment
H93.211 …… right ear
H93.212 …… left ear
H93.213 …… bilateral
H93.219 …… unspecified ear
H93.22 Diplacusis
H93.221 …… right ear
H93.222 …… left ear
H93.223 …… bilateral
H93.229 …… unspecified ear

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.