Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 285.21
Anemia in chronic kidney disease
  • Short description: Anemia in chr kidney dis.
  • ICD-9-CM 285.21 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 285.21 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 285.21.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 285.21: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anemia due to chronic kidney disease
  • Anemia due to CKD
  • Anemia due to end stage renal disease
  • Anemia due to esrd
  • Anemia in chronic kidney dis
  • Anemia in chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • Anemia in end stage renal disease
  • Anemia in kidney disease
  • Anemia of chronic renal failure
  • Anemia, end stage renal disease
  • Erythropoietin resistance in anemia of chronic kidney disease
  • Erythropoietin resistant anemia in CKD
  • Iron deficiency anemia in chronic kidney disease after erythropoietin (disorder)
  • Iron deficiency anemia in CKD after erythropoietin
Applies To
  • Anemia in end-stage renal disease
  • Erythropoietin-resistant anemia (EPO resistant anemia)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 285.21 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D63.1 Anemia in chronic kidney disease
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 285.21:
  • Anemia 285.9
    • EPO resistant 285.21
    • erythropoietin-resistant (EPO resistant anemia) 285.21
    • in (due to) (with)
      • chronic illness NEC 285.29
      • chronic kidney disease 285.21
      • end-stage renal disease 285.21
      • neoplastic disease 285.22
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