H54.42 is a non-billable ICD-10 code for Blindness, left eye, normal vision right eye. It should not be used for HIPAA-covered transactions as a more specific code is available to choose from below. A more specific code should be selected. ICD-10-CM codes are to be used and reported at their highest number of characters available.
Unilateral blindness due to type 2 diabetes mellitus; ICD-10-CM H54.40 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v 38.0): 124 Other disorders of the eye with mcc; 125 Other disorders of the eye without mcc; Convert H54.40 to ICD-9-CM. Code History. 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H54.42 - other international versions of ICD-10 H54.42 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.
ICD-10 code H54. 8 for Legal blindness, as defined in USA is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Diseases of the eye and adnexa .
ICD-10-CM Code for Blindness, both eyes H54. 0.
DefinitionsMild –visual acuity worse than 6/12 to 6/18.Moderate –visual acuity worse than 6/18 to 6/60.Severe –visual acuity worse than 6/60 to 3/60.Blindness –visual acuity worse than 3/60.
ICD-10-CM Code for Day blindness H53. 11.
1 Severe visual impairment, binocular. Visual impairment category 2.
ICD-10-CM Code for Visual disturbances H53.
Monocular vision (sight in one eye)
Four prevalent, different types of blindnessCVI. CVI, or cortical/cerebral visual impairment, is the leading cause of modern day blindness in children. ... Retinitis Pigmentosa. ... Macular Degeneration. ... Retinopathy of Prematurity.
You can be blind and one eye and could qualify for Social Security disability benefits Even if you don't meet the SSA's criteria for blindness, such as being blind in one eye, you may still qualify for Social Security disability benefits if you being blind in one eye makes it impossible for you to work full time.
ICD-10-CM Code for Unspecified night blindness H53. 60.
ICD-10-CM Code for Hypertensive emergency I16. 1.
H54.42 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of blindness, left eye, normal vision right eye. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Visual impairment, also known as vision impairment or vision loss, is a decreased ability to see to a degree that causes problems not fixable by usual means, such as glasses. Some also include those who have a decreased ability to see because they do not have access to glasses or contact lenses. Visual impairment is often defined as a best corrected visual acuity of worse than either 20/40 or 20/60. The term blindness is used for complete or nearly complete vision loss. Visual impairment may cause people difficulties with normal daily activities such as driving, reading, socializing, and walking.
H54.42 is a non-billable ICD-10 code for Blindness, left eye, normal vision right eye. It should not be used for HIPAA-covered transactions as a more specific code is available to choose from below.
Some clearinghouses may remove it for you but to avoid having a rejected claim due to an invalid ICD-10 code, do not include the decimal point when submitting claims electronically. Section H53-H54 — Visual disturbances and blindness.