ICD-10-CM Code R62.51
Failure to thrive (child)
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Pediatric OnlyCode is only used for patients 1 to 17 years old.
R62.51 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of failure to thrive (child). A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for R62.51 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.
- Failure to gain weight
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."
- Failure to thrive in child under 28 days old - instead, use code P92.6
- DRG Group #640-641 - Misc disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids or electrolytes with MCC.
- DRG Group #640-641 - Misc disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids or electrolytes without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Renal function impairment with growth failure (disorder)
- Failure to thrive in infant (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R62.51 - Failure to thrive (child)'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R62.51. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 783.41 was previously used, R62.51 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.