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ICD-10-CM Code H54.5
Low vision, one eye

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 H54.5 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of H54.5 that describes the diagnosis 'low vision, one eye' in more detail.

Coding Notes for H54.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Visual impairment categories 1 or 2 in one eye [normal vision in other eye].

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Impairment level: one eye: near-total impairment: other eye: normal vision (disorder)
  • Lesser eye: severe visual impairment, Better eye: near normal vision (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H54.5 - Low vision, one eye'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H54.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: H54 - Blindness and low vision

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