2022 ICD-10-CM Code H54.42A5

Blindness left eye category 5, normal vision right eye

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H54.42A5
Short Description:Blindness left eye category 5, normal vision right eye
Long Description: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)

H54.42A5 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of blindness left eye category 5, normal vision right eye. The code H54.42A5 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code H54.42A5 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like blind left eye, complete blindness of left eye or complete pinhole blindness of left eye.

Approximate Synonyms

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

Replacement Code

H5442A5 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert H54.42A5 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code H54.42A5 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original 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