ICD-10-CM Code H54.42A

Blindness, left eye, category 3-5

Version 2021 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

H54.42A is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of blindness, left eye, category 3-5. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:H54.42A
Short Description:Blindness, left eye, category 3-5
Long Description:Blindness, left eye, category 3-5

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

  • H54.42A3 - Blindness left eye category 3, normal vision right eye
  • H54.42A4 - Blindness left eye category 4, normal vision right eye
  • H54.42A5 - Blindness left eye category 5, normal vision right eye

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