Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 276.4
Mixed acid-base balance disorder
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Mixed acid-base bal dis.
  • ICD-9-CM 276.4 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 276.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Hypercapnia with mixed acid base disorder
  • Hypercapnia with mixed acid-base disorder
  • Mixed acid base balance disorder
  • Mixed acid base balance disorder w hypercapnia
Applies To
  • Hypercapnia with mixed acid-base disorder
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 276.4 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E87.4 Mixed disorder of acid-base balance
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 276.4:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • acid-base balance 276.4
      • fetus or newborn - see Distress, fetal
  • Acidosis 276.2
    • metabolic NEC 276.2
      • with respiratory acidosis 276.4
      • late, of newborn 775.7
    • respiratory 276.2
      • complicated by
        • metabolic acidosis 276.4
        • metabolic alkalosis 276.4
  • Alkalosis 276.3
    • metabolic 276.3
      • with respiratory acidosis 276.4
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • balance
  • Hypercapnia 786.09
    • with mixed acid-based disorder 276.4
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