ICD-10-CM Code H54.121

Low vision right eye category 1, blindness left eye

Version 2021 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

H54.121 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of low vision right eye category 1, blindness left eye. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:H54.121
Short Description:Low vision right eye category 1, blindness left eye
Long Description:Low vision right eye category 1, blindness left eye

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • H54.1213 - Low vision right eye category 1, blindness left eye category 3
  • H54.1214 - Low vision right eye category 1, blindness left eye category 4
  • H54.1215 - Low vision right eye category 1, blindness left eye category 5

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