ICD-10-CM Code E87.1
Hypo-osmolality and hyponatremia
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
E87.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of hypo-osmolality and hyponatremia. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code E871 is used to code Hyponatremia
Hyponatremia (American English) or hyponatraemia (British English) is low sodium concentration in the blood. Normal serum sodium levels are between approximately 135 and 145 mEq/liter (135 - 145 mmol/L). Hyponatremia is generally defined as a serum sodium level of less than 135 mEq/L and is considered severe when the serum sodium level is below 125 mEq/L.
|ICD 9 Code:||276.1|
Coding Notes for E87.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Sodium [Na] deficiency
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."
- Syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone - instead, use code E22.2
- 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.
- DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for additional code to fully describe disease or condition
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E87.1 - Hypo-osmolality and hyponatremia'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 276.1 was previously used, E87.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.