Not Valid for Submission
E76.2 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other mucopolysaccharidoses. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 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 Other mucopolysaccharidoses
Non-specific codes like E76.2 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 other mucopolysaccharidoses:
- MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDOSES-. group of lysosomal storage diseases each caused by an inherited deficiency of an enzyme involved in the degradation of glycosaminoglycans mucopolysaccharides. the diseases are progressive and often display a wide spectrum of clinical severity within one enzyme deficiency.