Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 783.6
Polyphagia
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 783.6 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 783.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Sequelae of hyperalimentation
Clinical Information
  • Ingestion of a greater than optimal quantity of food.
783.6 Excludes
Applies To
  • Excessive eating
  • Hyperalimentation NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 783.6 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R63.2 Polyphagia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 783.6:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • increase in
      • appetite 783.6
      • development 783.9
  • Appetite
    • excessive 783.6
  • Bulimia 783.6
  • Cynorexia 783.6
  • Excess, excessive, excessively
    • eating 783.6
    • nutrients (dietary) NEC 783.6
  • Hyperalimentation 783.6
  • Hyperorexia 783.6
  • Hyperphagia 783.6
  • Overeating 783.6
  • Overfeeding (see also Overeating) 783.6
  • Overnutrition (see also Hyperalimentation) 783.6
  • Polyphagia 783.6
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 783.6 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.