ICD-10-CM Code E44.1
Mild protein-calorie malnutrition
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
E44.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of mild 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
- 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.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Malnutrition of mild degree (Gomez: 75% to less than 90% of standard weight) (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E44.1 - Mild protein-calorie malnutrition'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 263.1 was previously used, E44.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.