ICD-10-CM Code E03
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code E03 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of E03 that describes the diagnosis 'other hypothyroidism' in more detail.
- E03 Other hypothyroidism NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code E03 is used to code Goitre
A goitre (from the Latin gutteria, struma) is a swelling of the neck or larynx resulting from enlargement of the thyroid gland (thyromegaly), associated with a thyroid gland that is not functioning properly.
|ICD 9 Code:||240.9|
Diffuse hyperplasia of the thyroid
Coding Notes for E03 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Iodine-deficiency related hypothyroidism - instead, use Section E00-E02
- Postprocedural hypothyroidism - instead, use code E89.0
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E03 - Other hypothyroidism'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E03. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.