Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 263.1
Malnutrition of mild degree
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 263.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 263.1 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 263.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E44.1 Mild protein-calorie malnutrition
Approximate Synonyms
  • Mild protein calorie malnutrition
  • Mild protein-calorie malnutrition (weight for age 75-89% of standard)
  • Protein calorie malnutrition, mild (Gomez 75-90% s
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 263.1:
  • Malnutrition (calorie) 263.9
    • degree
      • first 263.1
      • second 263.0
      • third 262
      • mild (protein) 263.1
      • moderate (protein) 263.0
      • severe 261
        • protein-calorie 262
    • mild (protein) 263.1
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