Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 368.54
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 368.54 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 368.54 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 368.54 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H53.51 Achromatopsia
Clinical Information
  • An autosomal recessive genetic disorder affecting the cone cells of the eye. It may be complete, in which the individual can only perceive black, white, or shades or gray, or incomplete, in which the individual has a residual amount of color vision
  • Severely deficient color perception, typically with monochromacy and reduced visual acuity. The atypical form can include normal visual acuity with pseudomonochromacy
Applies To
  • Monochromatism (cone) (rod)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 368.54:
  • Achromate (congenital) 368.54
  • Achromatopia 368.54
  • Achromatopsia (congenital) 368.54
  • Blindness (acquired) (congenital) (both eyes) 369.00
  • Monochromatism (cone) (rod) 368.54
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 368.54 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.