ICD-10-CM Code E05
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 E05 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the seven child codes of E05 that describes the diagnosis 'thyrotoxicosis [hyperthyroidism]' in more detail.
- E05 Thyrotoxicosis [hyperthyroidism] NON-BILLABLE
- E05.0 Thyrotoxicosis NON-BILLABLE
- E05.1 Thyrotoxicosis NON-BILLABLE
- E05.2 Thyrotoxicosis NON-BILLABLE
- E05.3 Thyrotoxicosis NON-BILLABLE
- E05.4 Thyrotoxicosis NON-BILLABLE
- E05.8 NON-BILLABLE
- E05.9 NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code E05 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 E05 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."
- Chronic thyroiditis with transient thyrotoxicosis - instead, use code E06.2
- Neonatal thyrotoxicosis - instead, use code P72.1