2022 ICD-10-CM Code H54.0X

Blindness, both eyes, different category levels

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H54.0X
Short Description:Blindness, both eyes, different category levels
Long Description:Blindness, both eyes, different category levels

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Visual disturbances and blindness (H53-H54)
      • Blindness and low vision (H54)

H54.0X is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of blindness, both eyes, different category levels. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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.

Specific Coding for Blindness, both eyes, different category levels

Non-specific codes like H54.0X 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 blindness, both eyes, different category levels:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H54.0X3 for Blindness right eye, category 3
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.0X33 for blindness left eye category 3
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.0X34 for blindness left eye category 4
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.0X35 for blindness left eye category 5
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H54.0X4 for Blindness right eye, category 4
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.0X43 for blindness left eye category 3
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.0X44 for blindness left eye category 4
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.0X45 for blindness left eye category 5
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H54.0X5 for Blindness right eye, category 5
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.0X53 for blindness left eye category 3
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.0X54 for blindness left eye category 4
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.0X55 for blindness left eye category 5

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code H54.0X are found in the index:

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