H54

icd
Non-Billable

Blindness and low vision


Guidelines

Excludes1
H54amaurosis fugax (G45.3)
Excludes 2
7
  • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
  • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
  • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
  • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
  • diabetes mellitus related eye conditions (E09.3-, E10.3-, E11.3-, E13.3-)
  • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
  • injury (trauma) of eye and orbit (S05.-)
  • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
  • neoplasms (C00-D49)
  • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
  • syphilis related eye disorders (A50.01, A50.3-, A51.43, A52.71)
Notes
7Use an external cause code following the code for the eye condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the eye conditionH54For definition of visual impairment categories see table below

Related Codes

Blindness, both eyes, different category levels
Blindness right eye, category 3
Blindness right eye category 3, blindness left eye category 3
Blindness right eye category 3, blindness left eye category 4
Blindness right eye category 3, blindness left eye category 5
Blindness right eye, category 4
Blindness right eye category 4, blindness left eye category 3
Blindness right eye category 4, blindness left eye category 4
Blindness right eye category 4, blindness left eye category 5
Blindness right eye category 5, blindness left eye category 3