2021 ICD-10-CM Code H04.54

Stenosis of lacrimal canaliculi

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

H04.54 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of stenosis of lacrimal canaliculi. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Short Description:Stenosis of lacrimal canaliculi
Long Description:Stenosis of lacrimal canaliculi

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Stenosis of lacrimal canaliculi

Non-specific codes like H04.54 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for stenosis of lacrimal canaliculi:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.541 for Stenosis of right lacrimal canaliculi
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.542 for Stenosis of left lacrimal canaliculi
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.543 for Stenosis of bilateral lacrimal canaliculi
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.549 for Stenosis of unspecified lacrimal canaliculi

Index to Diseases and Injuries

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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)