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ICD-10-CM Code R48.0
Dyslexia and alexia

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Mental Health
Mental Health Code
Indicates that the ICD code is referenced in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5)
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

R48.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of dyslexia and alexia. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code R480 is used to code Reorganization 2010

General information

MeSH Codes: D004410, D004410, D004410, D004410, D004410
ICD 9 Codes: 315.02, 315.02, 315.02, 315.01, 784.61
Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #886 - Behavioral and developmental disorders.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R48.0 - Dyslexia and alexia'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R48.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Dyslexia (R48.0)
Alexia (R48.0)


Alexia (approximate match)
Alexia and dyslexia (approximate match)

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 R48.0 and a single ICD9 code, 784.61 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: R48 - Dyslexia and other symbolic dysfunctions, not elsewhere classified

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