ICD-10-CM Code E88.42
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
E88.42 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of mERRF syndrome. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for E88.42 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.
- Myoclonic epilepsy associated with ragged-red fibers
Code Also Note:
Code AlsoA Code Also note indicates that two or more codes may be required to fully describe a condition, but the order of codes is at the coder's discretion. Code order depends on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
- Myoclonic epilepsy See code G40.3-
- DRG Group #642 - Inborn and other disorders of metabolism.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E88.42 - MERRF syndrome'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E88.42. 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 E88.42 and a single ICD9 code, 277.87 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.