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.
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: