2022 ICD-10-CM Code H54.415

Blindness, right eye, category 5

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

Short Description:Blindness, right eye, category 5
Long Description:Blindness, right eye, category 5

Code Classification

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

H54.415 is a non-specific 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 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.

The ICD-10-CM code H54.415 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like blind right eye, complete blindness of right eye or complete pinhole blindness of right eye.

Specific Coding for Blindness, right eye, category 5

Non-specific 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:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.415A for normal vision left eye

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

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