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ICD-10-CM Code E44
Protein-calorie malnutrition of moderate and mild degree

Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code E44 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of E44 that describes the diagnosis 'protein-calorie malnutrition of moderate and mild degree' in more detail.

The ICD code E44 is used to code Protein-energy malnutrition

Protein–energy malnutrition (PEM) or protein–calorie malnutrition refers to a form of malnutrition where there is inadequate calorie or protein intake.

Specialty: Endocrinology
MeSH Codes: D011502, D011502
ICD 9 Codes: 260, 263
Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E44 - Protein-calorie malnutrition of moderate and mild degree'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E44. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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