ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R68.0

Hypothermia, not associated w low environmental temperature

Diagnosis Code R68.0

ICD-10: R68.0
Short Description: Hypothermia, not associated w low environmental temperature
Long Description: Hypothermia, not associated with low environmental temperature
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R68.0

Valid for Submission
The code R68.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • General symptoms and signs (R50-R69)
      • Other general symptoms and signs (R68)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R68.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITH MCC 947
  • SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITHOUT MCC 948

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  • 780.65 - Hypothrm-wo low env tmp

Synonyms
  • Hypothermia
  • Hypothermia
  • Hypothermia not associated with low environmental temperature
  • Induced hypothermia
  • On examination - level of fever
  • On examination - temperature low

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