2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 280
Iron deficiency anemias
- There are 4 ICD-9-CM codes below 280 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
- Anemia caused by low iron intake, inefficient iron absorption in the gastrointestinal tract, or chronic blood loss
- Anemia characterized by decreased or absent iron stores, low serum iron concentration, low transferrin saturation, and low hemoglobin concentration or hematocrit value. The erythrocytes are hypochromic and microcytic and the iron binding capacity is increased
- familial microcytic anemia (282.49)