2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D56.8

Other thalassemias

Applicable To
  • Dominant thalassemia
  • Hemoglobin C thalassemia
  • Mixed thalassemia
  • Thalassemia with other hemoglobinopathy
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as D56.8. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • hemoglobin C disease (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D58.2

    Other hemoglobinopathies

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abnormal hemoglobin NOS
    • Congenital Heinz body anemia
    • Hb-C disease
    • Hb-D disease
    • Hb-E disease
    • Hemoglobinopathy NOS
    • Unstable hemoglobin hemolytic disease
    Type 1 Excludes
    • familial polycythemia (D75.0)
    • Hb-M disease (D74.0)
    • hemoglobin E-beta thalassemia (D56.5)
    • hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin [HPFH] (D56.4)
    • high-altitude polycythemia (D75.1)
    • methemoglobinemia (D74.-)
    • other hemoglobinopathies with thalassemia (D56.8)
    D58.2
    )
  • hemoglobin E disease (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D58.2

    Other hemoglobinopathies

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abnormal hemoglobin NOS
    • Congenital Heinz body anemia
    • Hb-C disease
    • Hb-D disease
    • Hb-E disease
    • Hemoglobinopathy NOS
    • Unstable hemoglobin hemolytic disease
    Type 1 Excludes
    • familial polycythemia (D75.0)
    • Hb-M disease (D74.0)
    • hemoglobin E-beta thalassemia (D56.5)
    • hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin [HPFH] (D56.4)
    • high-altitude polycythemia (D75.1)
    • methemoglobinemia (D74.-)
    • other hemoglobinopathies with thalassemia (D56.8)
    D58.2
    )
  • other hemoglobinopathies (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D58.2

    Other hemoglobinopathies

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abnormal hemoglobin NOS
    • Congenital Heinz body anemia
    • Hb-C disease
    • Hb-D disease
    • Hb-E disease
    • Hemoglobinopathy NOS
    • Unstable hemoglobin hemolytic disease
    Type 1 Excludes
    • familial polycythemia (D75.0)
    • Hb-M disease (D74.0)
    • hemoglobin E-beta thalassemia (D56.5)
    • hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin [HPFH] (D56.4)
    • high-altitude polycythemia (D75.1)
    • methemoglobinemia (D74.-)
    • other hemoglobinopathies with thalassemia (D56.8)
    D58.2
    )
  • sickle-cell anemia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D57
    • D57 Sickle-cell disorders
      • D57.0 Hb-SS disease with crisis
        • D57.00 …… unspecified
        • D57.01 Hb-SS disease with acute chest syndrome
        • D57.02 Hb-SS disease with splenic sequestration
      • D57.1 Sickle-cell disease without crisis
      • D57.2 Sickle-cell/Hb-C disease
        • D57.20 …… without crisis
        • D57.21 Sickle-cell/Hb-C disease with crisis
          • D57.211 Sickle-cell/Hb-C disease with acute chest syn...
          • D57.212 Sickle-cell/Hb-C disease with splenic sequest...
          • D57.219 Sickle-cell/Hb-C disease with crisis, unspeci...
      • D57.3 Sickle-cell trait
      • D57.4 Sickle-cell thalassemia
        • D57.40 …… without crisis
        • D57.41 Sickle-cell thalassemia with crisis
          • D57.411 Sickle-cell thalassemia with acute chest synd...
          • D57.412 Sickle-cell thalassemia with splenic sequestr...
          • D57.419 Sickle-cell thalassemia with crisis, unspecif...
      • D57.8 Other sickle-cell disorders
        • D57.80 …… without crisis
        • D57.81 Other sickle-cell disorders with crisis
          • D57.811 Other sickle-cell disorders with acute chest ...
          • D57.812 Other sickle-cell disorders with splenic sequ...
          • D57.819 Other sickle-cell disorders with crisis, unsp...
    D57.-
    )
  • sickle-cell thalassemia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D57.4

    Sickle-cell thalassemia

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Sickle-cell beta thalassemia
    • Thalassemia Hb-S disease
    D57.4
    )
The following code(s) above D56.8 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to D56.8:
  • D50-D89
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range D50-D89

    Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism

    Type 2 Excludes
    • autoimmune disease (systemic) NOS (M35.9)
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P96)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease (B20)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism
  • D56
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D56

    Thalassemia

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • sickle-cell thalassemia (D57.4-)
    Thalassemia
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM D56.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to D56.8:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to D56.8:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To D56.8
D55.3 Anemia due to disorders of nucleotide metabolism
D55.8 Other anemias due to enzyme disorders
D55.9 Anemia due to enzyme disorder, unspecified
D56 Thalassemia
D56.0 Alpha thalassemia
D56.1 Beta thalassemia
D56.2 Delta-beta thalassemia
D56.3 Thalassemia minor
D56.4 Hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin [HPFH]
D56.5 Hemoglobin E-beta thalassemia
D56.8 Other thalassemias
D56.9 Thalassemia, unspecified
D57 Sickle-cell disorders
D57.0 Hb-SS disease with crisis
D57.00 …… unspecified
D57.01 Hb-SS disease with acute chest syndrome
D57.02 Hb-SS disease with splenic sequestration
D57.1 Sickle-cell disease without crisis
D57.2 Sickle-cell/Hb-C disease
D57.20 …… without crisis
D57.21 Sickle-cell/Hb-C disease with crisis

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