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ICD-10-CM Code E61
Deficiency of other nutrient elements

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 E61 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of E61 that describes the diagnosis 'deficiency of other nutrient elements' in more detail.

The ICD code E61 is used to code Mineral deficiency

Mineral deficiency refers to a hypoalimentation of dietary minerals.

Specialty: Endocrinology
ICD 9 Code: 269.3
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for E61 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug See Section T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
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."
Disorders of mineral metabolism - instead, use code E83.-
Iodine deficiency related thyroid disorders - instead, use Section E00-E02
Sequelae of malnutrition and other nutritional deficiencies - instead, use code E64.-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E61 - Deficiency of other nutrient elements'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E61. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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