ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jul 05, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Hypokalemia E87.6

E87.6 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

E87.6 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 4 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E89)
Section E70-E88 Metabolic disorders (E70-E88)
Category E87 Other disorders of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Potassium [K] deficiency
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Hypokalemia”

  • Deficiency, deficient
    • kalium - E87.6
    • potassium(K) - E87.6
  • Depletion
    • potassium - E87.6
  • Findings, abnormal, inconclusive, without diagnosisSee also Abnormal
    • potassium(deficiency) - E87.6
  • Hypokalemia - E87.6
  • Hypopotassemia - E87.6
  • SyndromeSee also Disease
    • hypokalemic - E87.6
    • hypopotassemia - E87.6
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.