ICD-10-CM Code E86.0

Dehydration

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

E86.0 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of dehydration. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code E86.0 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like dehydration, dehydration due to radiation, dehydration following exertion, deprivation of water, inadequate oral fluid intake for physiological needs, insufficient fluid intake - finding, etc

ICD-10:E86.0
Short Description:Dehydration
Long Description:Dehydration

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 E86.0 are found in the index:


Synonyms

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

  • Dehydration
  • Dehydration due to radiation
  • Dehydration following exertion
  • Deprivation of water
  • Inadequate oral fluid intake for physiological needs
  • Insufficient fluid intake - finding
  • Isonatremic dehydration
  • Mild dehydration
  • Moderate dehydration
  • O/E - dehydrated
  • Post-exercise state
  • Severe dehydration
  • Xerostomia
  • Xerostomia due to dehydration

Clinical Information

  • DEHYDRATION-. the condition that results from excessive loss of water from a living organism.

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code E86.0 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 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 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 640 - MISCELLANEOUS DISORDERS OF NUTRITION, METABOLISM, FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES WITH MCC
  • 641 - MISCELLANEOUS DISORDERS OF NUTRITION, METABOLISM, FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES WITHOUT MCC

Convert E86.0 to ICD-9

Code Classification

  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00–E90)
    • Metabolic disorders (E70-E88)
      • Volume depletion (E86)

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

Information for Patients


Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

Electrolytes are minerals in your body that have an electric charge. They are in your blood, urine, tissues, and other body fluids. Electrolytes are important because they help

  • Balance the amount of water in your body
  • Balance your body's acid/base (pH) level
  • Move nutrients into your cells
  • Move wastes out of your cells
  • Make sure that your nerves, muscles, the heart, and the brain work the way they should

Sodium, calcium, potassium, chloride, phosphate, and magnesium are all electrolytes. You get them from the foods you eat and the fluids you drink.

The levels of electrolytes in your body can become too low or too high. This can happen when the amount of water in your body changes. The amount of water that you take in should equal the amount you lose. If something upsets this balance, you may have too little water (dehydration) or too much water (overhydration). Some medicines, vomiting, diarrhea, sweating, and liver or kidney problems can all upset your water balance.

Treatment helps you to manage the imbalance. It also involves identifying and treating what caused the imbalance.


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