Hyperbilirubinemia ICD 9 Code


Billable Medical Code for Disorders of Bilirubin Excretion

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 277.4

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 277.4.

The Short Description Is: Dis bilirubin excretion.

Known As

bilirubin excretion disorder, bilirubin metabolism disorder, crigler Najjar syndrome, crigler-Najjar syndrome, disorder of bilirubin metabolism, dubin Johnson syndrome, dubin-Johnson syndrome,
elevated total bilirubin, gilbert syndrome, gilberts syndrome, gilbert’s syndrome, increased bilirubin level, rotor syndrome, and total bilirubin, elevated. This excludes hyperbilirubinemias specific to the perinatal period (774.0-774.7). This applies to hyperbilirubinemia: congenital, constituational, syndrome: crigler-najjar, dubin-johnson, gilbert’s, and rotor’s.

Hyperbilirubinemia Definition and Symptoms

Hyperbilirubinemia is when there is an elevated level of bilirubin pigment in the blood. An elevated level of bilirubin pigment can lead to jaundice. Symptoms include yellow color of skin and eyes, poor eating, and lethargy.