ICD-10-CM Code E56
Other vitamin deficiencies
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016
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 E56 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of E56 that describes the diagnosis 'other vitamin deficiencies' in more detail.
- E56 Other vitamin deficiencies NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE E56.0 vitamin
- BILLABLE E56.1 vitamin
- BILLABLE E56.8
- BILLABLE E56.9
Coding Notes for E56 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 other vitamin deficiencies - instead, use code E64.8
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E56 - Other vitamin deficiencies'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E56. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.