ICD-10-CM Code D74

Methemoglobinemia

Version 2021 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

D74 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of methemoglobinemia. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:D74
Short Description:Methemoglobinemia
Long Description:Methemoglobinemia

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • D74.0 - Congenital methemoglobinemia
  • D74.8 - Other methemoglobinemias
  • D74.9 - ... unspecified

Clinical Information

  • METHEMOGLOBINEMIA-. the presence of methemoglobin in the blood resulting in cyanosis. a small amount of methemoglobin is present in the blood normally but injury or toxic agents convert a larger proportion of hemoglobin into methemoglobin which does not function reversibly as an oxygen carrier. methemoglobinemia may be due to a defect in the enzyme nadh methemoglobin reductase an autosomal recessive trait or to an abnormality in hemoglobin m an autosomal dominant trait. dorland 27th ed

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)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021

Information for Patients


Blood Disorders

Also called: Hematologic diseases

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

  • Platelet disorders, excessive clotting, and bleeding problems, which affect how your blood clots
  • Anemia, which happens when your blood does not carry enough oxygen to the rest of your body
  • Cancers of the blood, such as leukemia and myeloma
  • Eosinophilic disorders, which are problems with one type of white blood cell.
  • Blood differential test (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Blood smear (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • CBC (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hematocrit (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hemoglobin (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Low white blood cell count and cancer (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • RBC count (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • RBC indices (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • WBC count (Medical Encyclopedia)

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