2022 ICD-10-CM Code H54.122

Low vision right eye category 2, blindness left eye

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H54.122
Short Description:Low vision right eye category 2, blindness left eye
Long Description:Low vision right eye category 2, blindness left eye

Code Classification

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

H54.122 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of low vision right eye category 2, blindness left eye. 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 Low vision right eye category 2, blindness left eye

Non-specific codes like H54.122 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 low vision right eye category 2, blindness left eye:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.1223 for blindness left eye category 3
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.1224 for blindness left eye category 4
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.1225 for blindness left eye category 5

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