ICD-10-CM Code E41
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
E41 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of nutritional marasmus. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code E41 is used to code Protein-energy malnutrition
Coding Notes for E41 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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- Severe malnutrition with marasmus
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."
- Marasmic kwashiorkor - instead, use Code E42
- DRG Group #640-641 - Misc disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids or electrolytes with MCC.
- DRG Group #640-641 - Misc disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids or electrolytes without MCC.
- DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E41 - Nutritional marasmus'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E41. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
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 E41 and a single ICD9 code, 261 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.