ICD-10-CM Code E27.3
Drug-induced adrenocortical insufficiency
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
E27.3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of drug-induced adrenocortical insufficiency. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code E273 is used to code Adrenal insufficiency
Adrenal insufficiency is a condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce adequate amounts of steroid hormones, primarily cortisol; but may also include impaired production of aldosterone (a mineralocorticoid), which regulates sodium conservation, potassium secretion, and water retention. Craving for salt or salty foods due to the urinary losses of sodium is common.
|ICD 9 Code:||255.4|
Coding Notes for E27.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- Code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug See Section T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
- DRG Group #643-645 - Endocrine disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #643-645 - Endocrine disorders with CC.
- DRG Group #643-645 - Endocrine disorders without CC or MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Steroid suppression of adrenocorticotropic hormone secretion (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E27.3 - Drug-induced adrenocortical insufficiency'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code E27.3 and a single ICD9 code, 255.41 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.