Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 794.7
Nonspecific abnormal results of function study of basal metabolism
  • Short description: ABN BASAL METABOL STUDY.
  • ICD-9-CM 794.7 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 794.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Applies To
  • Abnormal basal metabolic rate [BMR]
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 794.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R94.8 Abnormal results of function studies of other organs and systems
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 794.7:
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