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ICD-10-CM Code R53.8
Other malaise and fatigue

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code R53.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of R53.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other malaise and fatigue' in more detail.

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
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for R53.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

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."
Combat exhaustion and fatigue - instead, use code F43.0
Congenital debility - instead, use code P96.9
Exhaustion and fatigue due to depressive episode - instead, use code F32.-
Exhaustion and fatigue due to excessive exertion - instead, use code T73.3
Exhaustion and fatigue due to exposure - instead, use code T73.2
Exhaustion and fatigue due to heat - instead, use code T67.-
Exhaustion and fatigue due to pregnancy - instead, use code O26.8-
Exhaustion and fatigue due to recurrent depressive episode - instead, use Code F33
Exhaustion and fatigue due to senile debility - instead, use Code R54

Parent Code: R53 - Malaise and fatigue

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