Not Valid for Submission
H54.415 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of blindness, right eye, category 5. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 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, right eye, category 5
Header codes like H54.415 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, right eye, category 5:
- H54.415A - Blindness right eye category 5, normal vision left eye