Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
ICD-10-CM Diagnosis code R64 Cachexia
|Body System||Symptoms, signs, and ill-defined conditions|
R64 is a valid ICD-10-CM diagnosis code meaning Cachexia.
It is also suitable for:
These diag codes should never be used at the same time as R64 because these conditions cannot occur together:
Some conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology. For such conditions, ICD-10-CM has a coding convention that requires the underlying condition be sequenced first followed by the manifestation.
R64 is a manifestation code. For it to be valid, one of the following etiology codes must also be coded first:
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