ICD-10-CM Code E71.4
Disorders of carnitine metabolism
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code E71.4 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of E71.4 that describes the diagnosis 'disorders of carnitine metabolism' in more detail.
- E71.4 Disorders of carnitine metabolism NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code E71 is used to code Congenital disorders of amino acid metabolism
Inborn errors of amino acid metabolism are metabolic disorders which impair the synthesis and degradation of amino acids.
|ICD 9 Code:||270|
The general structure of an α-amino acid, with the amino group on the left and the carboxyl group on the right.
Coding Notes for E71.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Muscle carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency - instead, use code E71.314
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E71.4 - Disorders of carnitine metabolism'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E71.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.