ICD-10-CM Code R68.11
Excessive crying of infant (baby)
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.
R68.11 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of excessive crying of infant (baby). A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for R68.11 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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."
- Excessive crying of child, adolescent, or adult - instead, use code R45.83
- DRG Group #947-948 - Signs and symptoms with MCC.
- DRG Group #947-948 - Signs and symptoms without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Excessive crying of newborn (finding)
- < 1.0 year
- Age at onset of clinical finding (observable entity)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R68.11 - Excessive crying of infant (baby)'
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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 780.92 was previously used, R68.11 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.