2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E15

Nondiabetic hypoglycemic coma

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • E15 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM E15 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of E15 - other international versions of ICD-10 E15 may differ.
Includes
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  • drug-induced insulin coma in nondiabetic
  • hyperinsulinism with hypoglycemic coma
  • hypoglycemic coma NOS
The following code(s) above E15 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 E15:
  • E00-E89
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range E00-E89

    Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases

    Note
    • All neoplasms, whether functionally active or not, are classified in Chapter 2. Appropriate codes in this chapter (i.e. E05.8, E07.0, E16-E31, E34.-) may be used as additional codes to indicate either functional activity by neoplasms and ectopic endocrine tissue or hyperfunction and hypofunction of endocrine glands associated with neoplasms and other conditions classified elsewhere.
    Type 1 Excludes
    • transitory endocrine and metabolic disorders specific to newborn (P70-P74)
    Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases
Approximate Synonyms
  • Coma, hypoglycemic
  • Coma, hypoglycemic, nondiabetic
  • Hypoglycemic coma
  • Non-diabetic hypoglycemic coma
ICD-10-CM E15 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 640 Miscellaneous disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids and electrolytes with mcc
  • 641 Miscellaneous disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids and electrolytes without mcc
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert E15 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to E15:
  • Type 1 Excludes: R40
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R40

    Somnolence, stupor and coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • neonatal coma (P91.5)
    • somnolence, stupor and coma in diabetes (E08-E13)
    • somnolence, stupor and coma in hepatic failure (K72.-)
    • somnolence, stupor and coma in hypoglycemia (nondiabetic) (E15)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to E15:
  • Coma R40.20
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R40.20

    Unspecified coma

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    Applicable To
    • Coma NOS
    • Unconsciousness NOS
  • Hyperinsulinism (functional) E16.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E16.1

    Other hypoglycemia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Functional hyperinsulinism
    • Functional nonhyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia
    • Hyperinsulinism NOS
    • Hyperplasia of pancreatic islet beta cells NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • with
      • coma E15 (hypoglycemic)
  • Hypoglycemia (spontaneous) E16.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E16.2

    Hypoglycemia, unspecified

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    Type 1 Excludes
    • coma E15
    • drug-induced E16.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E16.0

      Drug-induced hypoglycemia without coma

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      • diabetes with hypoglycemia without coma (E09.649)
      Use Additional
      • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
      • with coma E15 (nondiabetic)
    • due to insulin E16.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E16.0

      Drug-induced hypoglycemia without coma

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      • diabetes with hypoglycemia without coma (E09.649)
      Use Additional
      • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
      • with coma E15 (nondiabetic)
    • iatrogenic E16.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E16.0

      Drug-induced hypoglycemia without coma

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      • diabetes with hypoglycemia without coma (E09.649)
      Use Additional
      • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
      • with coma E15 (nondiabetic)
  • Reaction - see also Disorder
    • hypoglycemic, due to insulin E16.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E16.0

      Drug-induced hypoglycemia without coma

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      • diabetes with hypoglycemia without coma (E09.649)
      Use Additional
      • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
      • with coma (diabetic) - see Diabetes, coma
        • nondiabetic E15
  • Shock R57.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R57.9

    Shock, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Failure of peripheral circulation NOS

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E15
E13.63 Other specified diabetes mellitus with oral complications
E13.630 Other specified diabetes mellitus with periodontal disease
E13.638 Other specified diabetes mellitus with other oral complications
E13.64 Other specified diabetes mellitus with hypoglycemia
E13.641 …… with coma
E13.649 …… without coma
E13.65 Other specified diabetes mellitus with hyperglycemia
E13.69 Other specified diabetes mellitus with other specified complication
E13.8 Other specified diabetes mellitus with unspecified complications
E13.9 Other specified diabetes mellitus without complications
E15 Nondiabetic hypoglycemic coma
E16 Other disorders of pancreatic internal secretion
E16.0 Drug-induced hypoglycemia without coma
E16.1 Other hypoglycemia
E16.2 Hypoglycemia, unspecified
E16.3 Increased secretion of glucagon
E16.4 Increased secretion of gastrin
E16.8 Other specified disorders of pancreatic internal secretion
E16.9 Disorder of pancreatic internal secretion, unspecified
E20 Hypoparathyroidism
E20.0 Idiopathic hypoparathyroidism

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.