2022 ICD-10-CM Code E30

Disorders of puberty, not elsewhere classified

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:E30
Short Description:Disorders of puberty, not elsewhere classified
Long Description:Disorders of puberty, not elsewhere classified

Code Classification

  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00–E90)
    • Disorders of other endocrine glands (E20-E35)
      • Disorders of puberty, not elsewhere classified (E30)

E30 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of disorders of puberty, not elsewhere classified. 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 Disorders of puberty, not elsewhere classified

Non-specific codes like E30 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 disorders of puberty, not elsewhere classified:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E30.0 for Delayed puberty
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E30.1 for Precocious puberty
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E30.8 for Other disorders of puberty
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use E30.9 for Disorder of puberty, unspecified

Information for Patients


Puberty

Puberty is the time in life when a boy or girl becomes sexually mature. It is a process that usually happens between ages 10 and 14 for girls and ages 12 and 16 for boys. It causes physical changes, and affects boys and girls differently.

In girls:

In boys:

Both boys and girls may get acne. They also usually have a growth spurt (a rapid increase in height) that lasts for about 2 or 3 years. This brings them closer to their adult height, which they reach after puberty.

NIH: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development


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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)