ICD-10-CM Code E54
Ascorbic acid deficiency
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
E54 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of ascorbic acid deficiency. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for E54 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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- Deficiency of vitamin C
- 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.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E54 - Ascorbic acid deficiency'
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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 E54 and a single ICD9 code, 267 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.