Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 799.3
Debility, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Debility NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 799.3 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 799.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • The property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain. (wordnet)
799.3 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 799.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R53.81 Other malaise
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 799.3:
  • Debility (general) (infantile) (postinfectional) 799.3
    • with nutritional difficulty 269.9
    • congenital or neonatal NEC 779.9
  • Decline (general) (see also Debility) 799.3
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 799.3 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.