ICD-10-CM Code R53.81
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
R53.81 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other malaise. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code R53 is used to code Debility (medical)
Coding Notes for R53.81 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.
- Chronic debility
- Debility NOS
- General physical deterioration
- Malaise NOS
- Nervous debility
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Age-related physical debility - instead, use Code R54
- DRG Group #947-948 - Signs and symptoms with MCC.
- DRG Group #947-948 - Signs and symptoms without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Malaise associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R53.81 - Other malaise'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R53.81. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Codes 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 R53.81 and a single ICD9 code, 799.3 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.