ICD-10-CM Code E51
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code E51 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of E51 that describes the diagnosis 'thiamine deficiency' in more detail.
- E51 Thiamine deficiency NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for E51 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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."
- Sequelae of thiamine deficiency - instead, use code E64.8
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E51 - Thiamine deficiency'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E51. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.