ICD-10-CM Code H54.5
Low vision, one eye
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 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.
- H54.5 Low vision, one eye NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for H54.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.