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ICD-10-CM Code E56.1
Deficiency of vitamin K

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

E56.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of deficiency of vitamin K. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code E561 is used to code Vitamin K deficiency

Vitamin K deficiency is a form of avitaminosis resulting from insufficient vitamin K1 or vitamin K2 or both.

Specialty: Endocrinology
MeSH Code: D014813
ICD 9 Code: 269.0
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for E56.1 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."
Deficiency of coagulation factor due to vitamin K deficiency - instead, use code D68.4
Vitamin K deficiency of newborn - instead, use Code P53

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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 'E56.1 - Deficiency of vitamin K'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E56.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Deficiency of vitamin K (exact match)

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 269.0 was previously used, E56.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: E56 - Other vitamin deficiencies

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