ICD CODE - Anemia, Hemolytic Anemia, Deficiency Anemia - D64.9

ICD 9 and ICD 10 code for Anemia

ICD-9-CM 285.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 285.9 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes). ICD-10-CM D64.9 Anemia, unspecified

ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description

1. 285.9 Anemia, unspecified D64.9 Anemia, unspecified

2  280.9 Iron deficiency anemia, unspecified D50.9 Iron deficiency anemia, unspecified

3  281.0 Pernicious anemia D51.0 Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia due to intrinsic factor deficiency

4  281.1 Other vitamin B12 deficiency anemia D51.1 Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia due to selective vitamin B12 malabsorption with proteinuria

281.1 Other vitamin B12 deficiency anemia D51.2 Transcobalamin II deficiency
281.1 Other vitamin B12 deficiency anemia D51.3 Other dietary vitamin B12 deficiency anemia
281.1 Other vitamin B12 deficiency anemia D51.8 Other vitamin B12 deficiency anemias
281.1 Other vitamin B12 deficiency anemia D51.9 Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia, unspecified

Approximate Synonyms

Anemia chronic
Anemia due to lead paint exposure
Anemia due to medication
Anemia due to radiation
Anemia during pregnancy - baby not yet delivered
Anemia, chronic kidney disease erythropoietin protocol
Anemia, due to another condition
Anemia, due to lead paint exposure
Anemia, due to medications
Anemia, normocytic, normochromic
Anemia, pre ESRD erythropoietin protocol
Anemia, pre-ESRD erythropoietin protocol
Anemia, radiation
Anemia, secondary
Chronic anemia
Drug induced anemia
Maternal anemia in pregnancy, antepartum
Maternal anemia in pregnancy, before birth
Normocytic normochromic anemia
Secondary anemia

285.9 Excludes 
anemia (due to):
blood loss:
acute (285.1)
chronic or unspecified (280.0)
iron deficiency (280.0-280.9)

Applies To Anemia:
normocytic, not due to blood loss

ICD 10 code samples

It has lot of codes and some of them given below.

D55.9 - Anemia due to enzyme disorder, unspecified
D63.0 - Anemia in neoplastic disease
D63.1 - Anemia in chronic kidney disease
D63.8 - Anemia in other chronic diseases classified elsewhere
D64.9 - Anemia, unspecified
O90.81 - Anemia of the puerperium
O99.011 - Anemia complicating pregnancy, first trimester
O99.012 - Anemia complicating pregnancy, second trimester
O99.013 - Anemia complicating pregnancy, third trimester
O99.019 - Anemia complicating pregnancy, unspecified trimester

Hemolytic Anemias

D55.0 6-PGD deficiency anemia
D56.0 Hb-Bart’s disease
D56.3 Thalessemia minor
D56.9 Thalessemia
D57.00 Sickle-cell crisis
D57.1 Sickle-cell anemia
D58.2 Hemoglobinopathy

Deficiency Anemias

D50.0 Chronic blood loss anemia
D50.9 Iron deficient anemia
D50.9 Microcytic anemia
D51.0 Pernicious anemia
D51.9 B12 deficiency anemia
D52.9 Folate-deficiency anemia
D53.0 Amino-acid-deficiency anemia
D53.1 Megaloblastic anemia
D53.9 Macrocytic anemia
D53.9 Simple chronic anemia

Anemia as Chief Complaint

Chief Complaint
• Discuss laboratory results.


• 38 year old established female seen by me over one week ago for decreased exercise tolerance and general malaise over the past four weeks when doing her daily  erobics class.  Labs were ordered on that visit. She presents today with pale skin, weakness, and epigastric pain; symptoms are unchanged since previous visit. Laboratory studies reviewed today are as follows: HGB 8.5 gm/dL, HCT 27%, platelets 300,000/mm3, reticulocytes 0.24%, MCV 75, serum iron 41 mcg/dL, serum ferritin 9 ng/ml, TIBC 457 mcg/dL; Fecal occult blood test is positive.

• She takes Esomeprazole daily for GERD with esophagitis and reports taking OTC antacids at bedtime for epigastric pain for the past three months. She also uses ibuprofen as needed for headaches.
• Current pain is 0/10.
• Medical history significant for GERD, peptic ulcer, pre-eclampsia with last pregnancy.
• LMP: two weeks ago, normal flow, unchanged in last three months.
• Married; three children ages 15, 12, and 1 year old.
• Patient does not use tobacco, alcohol, or illicit drugs.
• No known allergies.
• No changes in interval history and review of systems noted from encounter 8 days ago.


• Well-nourished, well groomed, pleasant female who shows good judgment and insight. Oriented X 3. Good recent and remote memory. Appropriate mood and affect.
• Vital signs: T 98.7, RR 18, BP: 118/75, standing 120/60, HR: 90.
• Neck: Supple. No thyromegaly.
• Lungs: clear to auscultation with normal respiratory effort.
• Cardiovascular: Regular rate and rhythm. No pedal edema.
• Integumentary: Pale, clear of rashes and lesions, no ulcers. Early cheilosis noted.
• Rectal: No gross blood on exam one week ago; stool sample results noted above.
• Lymphatics: No lymphadenopathy.
• Musculoskeletal: The patient had good, stable gait.

Assessment and Plan

• Iron-deficiency anemia secondary to blood loss.
• Continue esomeprazole as prescribed.
• Replace ibuprofen use with acetaminophen extra strength for headaches, dosage as per label.
• Prescribed iron sulfate supplements for three month trial. Counseled patient on appropriate use of iron supplementation and side effects.
• Patient to return in one week for repeat laboratory studies

Coding Guide 

ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Codes

D50.0 Iron deficiency anemia  secondary to blood loss  (chronic)
K21.0 Gastro-esophageal reflux  disease with esophagitis

icd 10 code for gerd

ICD-9-CM offers one code: 530.81. ICD-10-CM includes two codes (but doesn't include the abbreviation GERD): K21.0, gastro-esophageal reflux disease with esophagitis. K21.9, gastro-esophageal reflux disease without esophagitis.Mar 18, 2013
HCPCS CODE -  C9712 - Insert pH capsule, GERD


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