ICD-10-CM Code H54.0X44

Blindness right eye category 4, blindness left eye category 4

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

H54.0X44 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of blindness right eye category 4, blindness left eye category 4. The code is valid for the fiscal year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:H54.0X44
Short Description:Blindness r eye category 4, blindness left eye category 4
Long Description:Blindness right eye category 4, blindness left eye category 4

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code H54.0X44 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.

  • 124 - OTHER DISORDERS OF THE EYE WITH MCC
  • 125 - OTHER DISORDERS OF THE EYE WITHOUT MCC

Replacement Code

H540X44 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • H54.0 - Blindness, both eyes

Convert H54.0X44 to ICD-9

  • 369.04 - Near-tot impair-both eye (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

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

Code History

  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021