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ICD-10-CM Code E63
Other nutritional deficiencies

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 E63 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of E63 that describes the diagnosis 'other nutritional deficiencies' in more detail.

Coding Notes for E63 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."
Dehydration - instead, use code E86.0
Failure to thrive, adult - instead, use code R62.7
Failure to thrive, child - instead, use code R62.51
Feeding problems in newborn - instead, use code P92.-
Sequelae of malnutrition and other nutritional deficiencies - instead, use code E64.-

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