2022 ICD-10-CM Code E85.81

Light chain (AL) amyloidosis

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:E85.81
Short Description:Light chain (AL) amyloidosis
Long Description:Light chain (AL) amyloidosis

Code Classification

  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00–E90)

E85.81 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of light chain (al) amyloidosis. The code E85.81 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code E85.81 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like al amyloidosis, amyloid light-chain nephropathy, amyloid nephropathy or light chain disease.

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 E85.81 are found in the index:

Approximate Synonyms

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

Replacement Code

E8581 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert E85.81 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code E85.81 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

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