2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.63

Congenital night blindness

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • H53.63 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM H53.63 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H53.63 - other international versions of ICD-10 H53.63 may differ.
The following code(s) above H53.63 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to H53.63:
  • H00-H59
    2019 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
  • H53.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.6

    Night blindness

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • night blindness due to vitamin A deficiency (E50.5)
    Night blindness
ICD-10-CM H53.63 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 124 Other disorders of the eye with mcc
  • 125 Other disorders of the eye without mcc

Convert H53.63 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H53.63:
  • Blindness (acquired) (congenital) (both eyes) H54.0X-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H54.0X-

    Blindness, both eyes, different category levels

      2018 - New Code 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • night H53.60
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.60

      Unspecified night blindness

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • congenital H53.63
  • Oguchi's disease H53.63

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H53.63
H53.51 Achromatopsia
H53.52 Acquired color vision deficiency
H53.53 Deuteranomaly
H53.54 Protanomaly
H53.55 Tritanomaly
H53.59 Other color vision deficiencies
H53.6 Night blindness
H53.60 Unspecified night blindness
H53.61 Abnormal dark adaptation curve
H53.62 Acquired night blindness
H53.63 Congenital night blindness
H53.69 Other night blindness
H53.7 Vision sensitivity deficiencies
H53.71 Glare sensitivity
H53.72 Impaired contrast sensitivity
H53.8 Other visual disturbances
H53.9 Unspecified visual disturbance
H54 Blindness and low vision
H54.0 Blindness, both eyes
H54.0X Blindness, both eyes, different category levels
H54.0X3 Blindness right eye, category 3

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