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ICD-10-CM Code R63.2

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

R63.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of polyphagia. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code R632 is used to code Polyphagia

Polyphagia or hyperphagia is excessive hunger or increased appetite. It derives from the Greek words πολύς (polys) which means "very much" or "many", and φαγῶ (phago) meaning "eating" or "devouring".

MeSH Code: D006963
ICD 9 Code: 783.6
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for R63.2 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.
Excessive eating
Hyperalimentation NOS

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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

  • Alteration in nutrition: more than body requirements (finding)
  • Excessive oral intake (finding)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R63.2 - Polyphagia'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R63.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Polyphagia (R63.2)
Overeating (R63.2)
Hyperalimentation (R63.2)
Hyperphagia (R63.2)
Cynorexia (R63.2)


Polyphagia (exact match)

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 783.6 was previously used, R63.2 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: R63 - Symptoms and signs concerning food and fluid intake

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