ICD-10-CM Code E67.8

Other specified hyperalimentation

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

E67.8 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other specified hyperalimentation. The code is valid for the fiscal year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code E67.8 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like alteration in nutrition, alteration in nutrition: more than body requirements, calorie overload, dietary fat intake - finding, dietary fiber intake - finding, excess intake of macronutrients, etc

Short Description:Other specified hyperalimentation
Long Description:Other specified hyperalimentation

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code E67.8 are found in the index:


The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Alteration in nutrition
  • Alteration in nutrition: more than body requirements
  • Calorie overload
  • Dietary fat intake - finding
  • Dietary fiber intake - finding
  • Excess intake of macronutrients
  • Excess intake of micronutrients
  • Excessive bioactive substance intake
  • Excessive bioactive substance intake
  • Excessive bioactive substance intake
  • Excessive bioactive substance intake
  • Excessive biotin intake
  • Excessive boron intake
  • Excessive chloride intake
  • Excessive chromium intake
  • Excessive cobalt intake
  • Excessive copper intake
  • Excessive dietary caloric intake
  • Excessive dietary carbohydrate intake
  • Excessive dietary intake of biotin
  • Excessive dietary intake of calcium
  • Excessive dietary intake of chromium
  • Excessive dietary intake of copper
  • Excessive dietary intake of fat
  • Excessive dietary intake of fiber
  • Excessive dietary intake of fluoride
  • Excessive dietary intake of iodine
  • Excessive dietary intake of iron
  • Excessive dietary intake of manganese
  • Excessive dietary intake of molybdenum
  • Excessive dietary intake of niacin
  • Excessive dietary intake of pantothenic acid
  • Excessive dietary intake of protein
  • Excessive dietary intake of riboflavin
  • Excessive dietary intake of selenium
  • Excessive dietary intake of thiamine
  • Excessive dietary intake of vitamin C
  • Excessive dietary intake of zinc
  • Excessive dietary mineral intake
  • Excessive dietary vitamin intake
  • Excessive fluoride intake
  • Excessive intake from parenteral nutrition
  • Excessive intake of folate and folate derivative
  • Excessive iodine intake
  • Excessive magnesium intake
  • Excessive manganese intake
  • Excessive mineral intake
  • Excessive molybdenum intake
  • Excessive pantothenic acid intake
  • Excessive parenteral nutrition infusion
  • Excessive phosphorus intake
  • Excessive plant stanol ester intake
  • Excessive plant sterol ester intake
  • Excessive psyllium intake
  • Excessive selenium intake
  • Excessive soy protein intake
  • Excessive sulfate intake
  • Excessive vitamin B12 intake
  • Excessive vitamin intake
  • Hypervitaminosis
  • Hypervitaminosis E
  • Hypervitaminosis, B complex
  • Lycopenemia
  • Magnesium overload
  • Mineral excess
  • Multiple vitamin excess disease
  • Phosphate overload
  • Protein overload

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code E67.8 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.


Convert E67.8 to ICD-9

  • 278.8 - Other hyperalimentation (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00–E90)
    • Overweight, obesity and other hyperalimentation (E65-E68)
      • Other hyperalimentation (E67)

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


Food provides the energy and nutrients you need to be healthy. Nutrients include proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water.

Healthy eating is not hard. The key is to

  • Eat a variety of foods, including vegetables, fruits, and whole-grain products
  • Eat lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, and low-fat dairy products
  • Drink lots of water
  • Limit salt, sugar, alcohol, saturated fat, and trans fat in your diet

Saturated fats are usually fats that come from animals. Look for trans fat on the labels of processed foods, margarines, and shortenings.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Calorie count - fast food (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eating extra calories when you are sick - adults (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eating out (Medical Encyclopedia)
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  • Healthy grocery shopping (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • How to read food labels (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Managing your weight with healthy eating (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Nutrition Facts for Cooked Seafood (Food and Drug Administration)
  • Nutrition Facts for Raw Fruits (Food and Drug Administration)
  • Nutrition Facts for Raw Vegetables (Food and Drug Administration)
  • Snacks for adults (Medical Encyclopedia)

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