Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 994.2
Effects of neoplasms
  • Short description: Effects of hunger.
  • ICD-9-CM 994.2 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 994.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 994.2: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Deprivation of food
  • Starvation
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 994.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T73.0XXA Starvation, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 994.2:
  • Deprivation
    • food 994.2
      • specific substance NEC 269.8
  • Effect, adverse NEC
    • hunger 994.2
  • Famine 994.2
  • Food
    • deprivation 994.2
      • specified kind of food NEC 269.8
    • lack of 994.2
  • Hunger 994.2
  • Inanition 263.9
    • due to
      • deprivation of food 994.2
      • malnutrition 263.9
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • food 994.2
    • nourishment 994.2
  • Lack of
    • food 994.2
  • Nutrition, deficient or insufficient (particular kind of food) 269.9
    • due to
      • insufficient food 994.2
      • lack of
  • Starvation (inanition) (due to lack of food) 994.2
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