2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H47.611

Cortical blindness, right side of brain

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • H47.611 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM H47.611 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H47.611 - other international versions of ICD-10 H47.611 may differ.
The following code(s) above H47.611 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
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that may be applicable to H47.611:
  • H00-H59
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range H00-H59

    Diseases of the eye and adnexa

    Note
    • Use an external cause code following the code for the eye condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the eye condition
    Type 2 Excludes
    • 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)
    Diseases of the eye and adnexa
  • H47.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H47.6

    Disorders of visual cortex

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • underlying condition
    Type 1 Excludes
    Disorders of visual cortex
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cortical blindness from bilateral side of brain
  • Cortical blindness from right side of brain
  • Cortical blindness, right brain
ICD-10-CM H47.611 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 091 Other disorders of nervous system with mcc
  • 092 Other disorders of nervous system with cc
  • 093 Other disorders of nervous system without cc/mcc

Convert H47.611 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H47.611:
  • Blindness (acquired) (congenital) (both eyes) H54.0X-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H54.0X-

    Blindness, both eyes, different category levels

      2018 - New Code 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • cortical H47.619
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H47.619

      Cortical blindness, unspecified side of brain

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • right brain H47.611
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • visual
      • cortex
        • blindness H47.619
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H47.619

          Cortical blindness, unspecified side of brain

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
          • right brain H47.611

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H47.611
H47.52 Disorders of visual pathways in (due to) neoplasm
H47.521 …… right side
H47.522 …… left side
H47.529 …… unspecified side
H47.53 Disorders of visual pathways in (due to) vascular disorders
H47.531 …… right side
H47.532 …… left side
H47.539 …… unspecified side
H47.6 Disorders of visual cortex
H47.61 Cortical blindness
H47.611 …… right side of brain
H47.612 …… left side of brain
H47.619 …… unspecified side of brain
H47.62 Disorders of visual cortex in (due to) inflammatory disorders
H47.621 …… right side of brain
H47.622 …… left side of brain
H47.629 …… unspecified side of brain
H47.63 Disorders of visual cortex in (due to) neoplasm
H47.631 …… right side of brain
H47.632 …… left side of brain
H47.639 …… unspecified side of brain

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.