ICD-10-CM Code E61.2
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
E61.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of magnesium deficiency. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code E612 is used to code Magnesium deficiency (medicine)
Magnesium deficiency or hypomagnesia (not to be confused with hypomagnesemia) refers to inadequate intake of dietary magnesium or impaired absorption of magnesium, which can result in numerous symptoms and diseases. It is generally corrected by an increase of magnesium in diet, oral supplements, and in severe cases, intravenous supplementation.
- 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.
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ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E61.2 - Magnesium deficiency'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E61.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
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 E61.2 and a single ICD9 code, 269.3 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.