2022 ICD-10-CM Code H54.52A

Low vision, left eye, category 1-2

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H54.52A
Short Description:Low vision, left eye, category 1-2
Long Description:Low vision, left eye, category 1-2

Code Classification

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

H54.52A 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, left eye, category 1-2. 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, left eye, category 1-2

Non-specific codes like H54.52A 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, left eye, category 1-2:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.52A1 for normal vision right eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.52A2 for normal vision right eye

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 H54.52A 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