2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E63.8

Other specified nutritional deficiencies

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • E63.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM E63.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of E63.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 E63.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above E63.8 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 E63.8:
  • E00-E89
    2020 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
  • E50-E64
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range E50-E64

    Other nutritional deficiencies

    Type 2 Excludes
    Other nutritional deficiencies
  • E63
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E63

    Other nutritional deficiencies

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • dehydration (E86.0)
    • failure to thrive, adult (R62.7)
    • failure to thrive, child (R62.51)
    • feeding problems in newborn (P92.-)
    • sequelae of malnutrition and other nutritional deficiencies (E64.-)
    Other nutritional deficiencies
ICD-10-CM E63.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 640 Miscellaneous disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids and electrolytes with mcc
  • 641 Miscellaneous disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids and electrolytes without mcc

Convert E63.8 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to E63.8:
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • nutrition, nutritional E63.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E63.9

      Nutritional deficiency, unspecified

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      • specified NEC E63.8
  • Food
    • deprivation T73.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T73.0

      Starvation

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Deprivation of food
      • specified kind of food NEC E63.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E63.8
E61.3 Manganese deficiency
E61.4 Chromium deficiency
E61.5 Molybdenum deficiency
E61.6 Vanadium deficiency
E61.7 Deficiency of multiple nutrient elements
E61.8 Deficiency of other specified nutrient elements
E61.9 Deficiency of nutrient element, unspecified
E63 Other nutritional deficiencies
E63.0 Essential fatty acid [EFA] deficiency
E63.1 Imbalance of constituents of food intake
E63.8 Other specified nutritional deficiencies
E63.9 Nutritional deficiency, unspecified
E64 Sequelae of malnutrition and other nutritional deficiencies
E64.0 Sequelae of protein-calorie malnutrition
E64.1 Sequelae of vitamin A deficiency
E64.2 Sequelae of vitamin C deficiency
E64.3 Sequelae of rickets
E64.8 Sequelae of other nutritional deficiencies
E64.9 Sequelae of unspecified nutritional deficiency
E65 Localized adiposity
E66 Overweight and obesity

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