2022 ICD-10-CM Code E05

Thyrotoxicosis [hyperthyroidism]

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:E05
Short Description:Thyrotoxicosis [hyperthyroidism]
Long Description:Thyrotoxicosis [hyperthyroidism]

Code Classification

  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00–E90)
    • Disorders of thyroid gland (E00-E07)
      • Thyrotoxicosis [hyperthyroidism] (E05)

E05 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of thyrotoxicosis [hyperthyroidism]. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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.

Specific Coding for Thyrotoxicosis [hyperthyroidism]

Non-specific codes like E05 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 thyrotoxicosis [hyperthyroidism]:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - E05.0 for Thyrotoxicosis with diffuse goiter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E05.00 for Thyrotoxicosis with diffuse goiter without thyrotoxic crisis or storm
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E05.01 for Thyrotoxicosis with diffuse goiter with thyrotoxic crisis or storm
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - E05.1 for Thyrotoxicosis with toxic single thyroid nodule
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E05.10 for Thyrotoxicosis with toxic single thyroid nodule without thyrotoxic crisis or storm
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E05.11 for Thyrotoxicosis with toxic single thyroid nodule with thyrotoxic crisis or storm
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - E05.2 for Thyrotoxicosis with toxic multinodular goiter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E05.20 for Thyrotoxicosis with toxic multinodular goiter without thyrotoxic crisis or storm
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E05.21 for Thyrotoxicosis with toxic multinodular goiter with thyrotoxic crisis or storm
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - E05.3 for Thyrotoxicosis from ectopic thyroid tissue
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E05.30 for Thyrotoxicosis from ectopic thyroid tissue without thyrotoxic crisis or storm
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E05.31 for Thyrotoxicosis from ectopic thyroid tissue with thyrotoxic crisis or storm
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - E05.4 for Thyrotoxicosis factitia
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E05.40 for Thyrotoxicosis factitia without thyrotoxic crisis or storm
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E05.41 for Thyrotoxicosis factitia with thyrotoxic crisis or storm
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - E05.8 for Other thyrotoxicosis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E05.80 for Other thyrotoxicosis without thyrotoxic crisis or storm
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E05.81 for Other thyrotoxicosis with thyrotoxic crisis or storm
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - E05.9 for Thyrotoxicosis, unspecified
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E05.90 for Thyrotoxicosis, unspecified without thyrotoxic crisis or storm
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E05.91 for Thyrotoxicosis, unspecified with thyrotoxic crisis or storm

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code E05:


Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

Clinical Information

Information for Patients


Hyperthyroidism

What is hyperthyroidism?

Hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid, happens when your thyroid gland makes more thyroid hormones than your body needs.

Your thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland in the front of your neck. It makes hormones that control the way the body uses energy. These hormones affect nearly every organ in your body and control many of your body's most important functions. For example, they affect your breathing, heart rate, weight, digestion, and moods. If not treated, hyperthyroidism can cause serious problems with your heart, bones, muscles, menstrual cycle, and fertility. But there are treatments that can help.

What causes hyperthyroidism?

Hyperthyroidism has several causes. They include

Who is at risk for hyperthyroidism?

You are at higher risk for hyperthyroidism if you

What are the symptoms of hyperthyroidism?

The symptoms of hyperthyroidism can vary from person to person and may include

Adults over age 60 may have different symptoms than younger adults. For example, they may lose their appetite or withdraw from other people. Sometimes this can be mistaken for depression or dementia.

What other problems can hyperthyroidism cause?

If hyperthyroidism isn't treated, it can cause some serious health problems, including

How is hyperthyroidism diagnosed?

Your health care provider may use many tools to make a diagnosis:

What are the treatments for hyperthyroidism?

The treatments for hyperthyroidism include medicines, radioiodine therapy, and thyroid surgery:

If you have hyperthyroidism, it's important not to get too much iodine. Talk to your health care provider about which foods, supplements, and medicines you need to avoid.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


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Code History

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