2021 ICD-10-CM Code Y77.1

Therapeutic (nonsurgical) and rehabilitative ophthalmic devices associated with adverse incidents

Version 2021
Replaced Code
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Y77.1 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of therapeutic (nonsurgical) and rehabilitative ophthalmic devices associated with adverse incidents. 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.

ICD-10:Y77.1
Short Description:Therapeutic and rehab ophthalmic devices assoc w incdt
Long Description:Therapeutic (nonsurgical) and rehabilitative ophthalmic devices associated with adverse incidents

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Therapeutic and rehab ophthalmic devices assoc w incdt

Header codes like Y77.1 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 therapeutic and rehab ophthalmic devices assoc w incdt:

  • Y77.11 - Contact lens associated with adverse incidents
  • Y77.19 - Other therapeutic (nonsurgical) and rehabilitative ophthalmic devices associated with adverse incidents

Replaced Code

This code was replaced in the 2021 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2020. This code was replaced for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).


  • Y77.11 - Contact lens associated with adverse incidents
  • Y77.19 - Other therapeutic and rehab ophthalmic devices assoc w incdt

Convert Y77.1 to ICD-9 Code

Code History

  • FY 2021 - Code Deleted, 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
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)