Eating Disorder ICD 9 Code

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1912

Billable Medical Code for Eating Disorder, Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 307.50

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 307.50.

The Short Description Is: Eating disorder NOS.

Known As

Eating disorder is also known as eating disorder.

Eating Disorder Definition and Symptoms

An eating disorder is a group of issues where a person is intently focused on their weight and food intake. Anorexia and bulimia are the two main eating disorders and each have their own sub categories with slight variations of symptoms. Some of the symptoms that a person with an eating disorder may exhibit are dehydration, irregular heartbeat, constant dieting, refusal to eat, denial of hunger, constipation, abdominal pain, dry skin, low blood pressure, trouble sleeping, a fragile and thin appearance, negative self image, a lack of emotion, fatigue, trouble sleeping, and frequently being cold.