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ICD-10-CM Code R63.5
Abnormal weight gain

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

R63.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of abnormal weight gain. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


Coding Notes for R63.5 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."
Excessive weight gain in pregnancy - instead, use code O26.0-
Obesity - instead, use code E66.-

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

  • Abnormal weight gain (finding)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R63.5 - Abnormal weight gain'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R63.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Abnormal weight gain (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 783.1 was previously used, R63.5 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


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

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