Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 369.12
Better eye: severe vision impairment; lesser eye: total vision impairment
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: One eye-severe/oth-total.
  • ICD-9-CM 369.12 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 369.12 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Impaired vision
  • Impairment level: better eye: severe impairment: lesser eye: total impairment
  • Severe impaired vision one eye, other eye total impairment
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 369.12 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H54.10 Blindness, one eye, low vision other eye, unspecified eyes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 369.12:
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