The following 27 ICD-10-CM codes are not usually sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used as a principal diagnosis.
  • E11.9 Type 2 diabetes mellitus without complications
  • E13.9 Other specified diabetes mellitus without complications
  • E66.09 Other obesity due to excess calories
  • E66.1 Drug-induced obesity
  • E66.8 Other obesity
  • E66.9 Obesity, unspecified
  • H61.20 Impacted cerumen, unspecified ear
  • H61.21 Impacted cerumen, right ear
  • H61.22 Impacted cerumen, left ear
  • H61.23 Impacted cerumen, bilateral
  • I10 Essential (primary) hypertension
  • I44.4 Left anterior fascicular block
  • I44.5 Left posterior fascicular block
  • I44.60 Unspecified fascicular block
  • I44.69 Other fascicular block
  • I44.7 Left bundle-branch block, unspecified
  • I45.0 Right fascicular block
  • I45.10 Unspecified right bundle-branch block
  • I45.19 Other right bundle-branch block
  • R03.0 Elevated blood-pressure reading, without diagnosis of hypertension
  • R97.20 Elevated prostate specific antigen [PSA]
  • R97.21 Rising PSA following treatment for malignant neoplasm of prostate
  • Z21 Asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] infection status
  • Z45.010 Encounter for checking and testing of cardiac pacemaker pulse generator [battery]
  • Z45.018 Encounter for adjustment and management of other part of cardiac pacemaker
  • Z45.02 Encounter for adjustment and management of automatic implantable cardiac defibrillator
  • Z45.09 Encounter for adjustment and management of other cardiac device