D74 - Methemoglobinemia

Version 2023
ICD-10:D74
Short Description:Methemoglobinemia
Long Description:Methemoglobinemia
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism (D50–D89)
    • Other disorders of blood and blood-forming organs (D70-D77)
      • Methemoglobinemia (D74)

D74 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of methemoglobinemia. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Clinical Information

Specific Coding for Methemoglobinemia

Non-specific codes like D74 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for methemoglobinemia:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D74.0 for Congenital methemoglobinemia
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D74.8 for Other methemoglobinemias
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D74.9 for Methemoglobinemia, unspecified

Patient Education


Blood Disorders

Your blood is living tissue made up of liquid and solids. The liquid part, called plasma, is made of water, salts and protein. Over half of your blood is plasma. The solid part of your blood contains red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.

Blood disorders affect one or more parts of the blood and prevent your blood from doing its job. They can be acute or chronic. Many blood disorders are inherited. Other causes include other diseases, side effects of medicines, and a lack of certain nutrients in your diet.

Types of blood disorders include:


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