ICD-10-CM Code E20
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 E20 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of E20 that describes the diagnosis 'hypoparathyroidism' in more detail.
The ICD code E20 is used to code Endocrine disease
Endocrine diseases are disorders of the endocrine system. The branch of medicine associated with endocrine disorders is known as endocrinology.
|MeSH Codes:||D004700, D004700, D004700|
|ICD 9 Codes:||240, 250, 259|
Major endocrine glands. (Male left, female on the right.) 1. Pineal gland 2. Pituitary gland 3. Thyroid gland 4. Thymus 5. Adrenal gland 6. Pancreas 7. Ovary 8. Testes
Coding Notes for E20 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."
- Di George's syndrome - instead, use code D82.1
- Postprocedural hypoparathyroidism - instead, use code E89.2
- Tetany NOS (R29.0 ) - instead, use code R29.0
- Transitory neonatal hypoparathyroidism - instead, use code P71.4
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E20 - Hypoparathyroidism'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E20. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.