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ICD-10-CM Code E56
Other vitamin deficiencies

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

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.


Coding Notes for E56 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-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

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/E56