Icd 10 code for left eye blindness

Blindness, left eye, normal vision right eye. H54.42 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail. The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM H54.42 became effective on October 1, 2021.

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What is the ICD 10 code for one eye blindness?

H54.1 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H54.1. Blindness, one eye, low vision other eye 2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code. Applicable To Visual impairment categories 3, 4, 5 in one eye, with categories 1 or 2 in the other eye. Blindness, one eye, low vision other eye.

How do you code blindness and low vision?

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. Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together.

What is the ICD 10 code for vision impairment?

This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H54.11 – other international versions of ICD-10 H54.11 may differ. injury (trauma) of eye and orbit ( S05.-) Visual impairment categories 3, 4, 5 in one eye, with categories 1 or 2 in the other eye.

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What is the ICD 10 code for eye injury?

This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H54.42A – other international versions of ICD-10 H54.42A may differ. injury (trauma) of eye and orbit ( S05.-) Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

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