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ICD-10-CM Code R04.0

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

R04.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of epistaxis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code R040 is used to code Nosebleed

Epistaxis, also known as a nosebleed, is the common occurrence of bleeding from the nose. It is usually noticed when the blood drains out through the nostrils.

Specialty: Otorhinolaryngology
ICD 9 Code: 784.7

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for R04.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Hemorrhage from nose

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #150-151 - Epistaxis with MCC.
  • DRG Group #150-151 - Epistaxis without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Has nosebleeds - epistaxis (disorder)
  • Anterior epistaxis (disorder)
  • Posterior epistaxis (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R04.0 - Epistaxis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R04.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Nosebleed (R04.0)
Epistaxis(multiple) (R04.0)


Epistaxis (exact match)

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 784.7 was previously used, R04.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: R04 - Hemorrhage from respiratory passages

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