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ICD-10-CM Code H54
Blindness and low vision

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code H54 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the nine child codes of H54 that describes the diagnosis 'blindness and low vision' in more detail.


Coding Notes for H54 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Notes:
For definition of visual impairment categories see table below
codeFirst:
Any associated underlying cause of the blindness
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Amaurosis fugax - instead, use code G45.3

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