ICD-10-CM Code E05.8
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 E05.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of E05.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other thyrotoxicosis' in more detail.
- E05.8 Other thyrotoxicosis 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 E05.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Overproduction of thyroid-stimulating hormone
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Hashitoxicosis - transient (disorder)
- Hyperthyroidism secondary to radio contrast dyes (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for an external cause code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E05.8 - Other thyrotoxicosis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E05.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.