Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z68.41

Body mass index (BMI) 40.0-44.9, adult

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years) POA Exempt

  • Z68.41 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Z68.41. Other international versions of ICD-10 Z68.41 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Approximate Synonyms
  • Adult BMI 40-44.9
  • BMI 40-44.9 adult
  • Body mass index 40-44.9 adult
  • Obesity, body mass index (BMI 40-44.9
  • Severe adult obesity with BMI between 40-44.9
  • Severe obesity, BMI 40-44.9, adult
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • Z68.41 is applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
Present On Admission
  • Z68.41 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Z68.41 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 640 Miscellaneous disorders of nutrition, metabolism , fluids and electrolytes with mcc
  • 641 Miscellaneous disorders of nutrition, metabolism , fluids and electrolytes without mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM Z68.41 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM Z68.41: