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ICD-10-CM Code R53.1
Weakness

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

R53.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of weakness. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code R53 is used to code Debility (medical)

In medicine, debility is being weak or feeble.

MeSH Codes: , , D005221, , D018908, D018908, D018908
ICD 9 Codes: 300.5, 799.3, 780.7, 780.7, 728.87, 728.9, 780.79

Coding Notes for R53.1 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.
Asthenia NOS
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Age-related weakness - instead, use Code R54
Muscle weakness - instead, use code M62.8-
Senile asthenia - instead, use Code R54

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #947-948 - Signs and symptoms with MCC.
  • DRG Group #947-948 - Signs and symptoms without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Attacks of weakness (finding)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R53.1 - Weakness'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R53.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Weak, weakening, weakness(generalized) (R53.1)
Asthenia, asthenic (R53.1)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other malaise and fatigue (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 R53.1 and a single ICD9 code, 780.79 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: R53 - Malaise and fatigue

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/R531