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ICD-10-CM Code E44.0
Moderate protein-calorie malnutrition

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

E44.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of moderate protein-calorie malnutrition. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

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

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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 'E44.0 - Moderate protein-calorie malnutrition'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E44.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Malnutrition of moderate degree (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 263.0 was previously used, E44.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: E44 - Protein-calorie malnutrition of moderate and mild degree

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