2022 ICD-10-CM Code H54.2X

Low vision, both eyes, different category levels

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H54.2X
Short Description:Low vision, both eyes, different category levels
Long Description:Low vision, 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)

H54.2X 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, 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 Low vision, both eyes, different category levels

Non-specific codes like H54.2X 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, both eyes, different category levels:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H54.2X1 for Low vision, right eye, category 1
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.2X11 for low vision left eye category 1
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.2X12 for low vision left eye category 2
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H54.2X2 for Low vision, right eye, category 2
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.2X21 for low vision left eye category 1
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.2X22 for low vision left eye category 2

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 H54.2X 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