ICD-10-CM Code E43
Unspecified severe protein-calorie malnutrition
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
E43 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of unspecified severe protein-calorie malnutrition. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code E43 is used to code Protein-energy malnutrition
Coding Notes for E43 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.
- Starvation edema
- 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 'E43 - Unspecified severe protein-calorie malnutrition'
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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 E43 and a single ICD9 code, 262 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.