Billable Medical Code for Other and Unspecified Hyperlipidemia
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 272.4
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 272.4.
The Short Description Is: Hyperlipidemia NEC/NOS.
Hyperlipidemia is also known as alpha/beta lipoproteinemia, chemically induced hyperlipidemia, complex dyslipidemia, diabetes type 1 with dyslipidemia, diabetes type 1 with hyperlipidemia, diabetes type 2 low HDL and high triglyceride, diabetes type 2 with dyslipidemia, diabetes type 2 with hyperlipidemia, diabetic dyslipidemia associated with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (disorder), disorder of lipoprotein storage and metabolism, DM 1 w diabetic dyslipidemia, DM 1 w diabetic hyperlipidemia, DM 2 W diabetic dyslipidemia, DM 2 w diabetic hyperlipidemia, dyslipidemia, dyslipidemia (high blood cholesterol/triglycerides, dyslipidemia (high blood cholesterol/triglycerides), dyslipidemia associated with Type 2 diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia due to type 1 diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia with high density lipoprotein below reference range and triglyceride above reference range due to type 2 diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia complex, elevated fasting lipid profile, elevated lipid profile fasting, familial combined hyperlipidemia, familial multiple lipoprotein-type hyperlipidemia, hyperalphalipoproteinemia, hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipidemia, hyperlipidemia (high blood fats), hyperlipidemia due to steroid, hyperlipidemia due to type 1 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia due to type 2 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia with lipid deposition in skin, hyperlipidemia, familial combined, hyperlipidemia, long term steroid use, hyperlipoproteinemia, hosttransplant hyperlipidemia, primary “polygenic” type Iib combined hyperlipidemia, primary combined hyperlipidemia, primary genetic hyperlipidemia, secondary combined hyperlipidemia, secondary hyperlipidemia, and steroid induced hyperlipidemia.
Hyperlipidemia Definition and Symptoms
Hyperlipidemia is when there is an abnormal amount of fat and lipids in the blood. Hyperlipidemia typically shows no symptoms and can only be detected by a blood test. Some symptoms that may occur in rare cases hyperlipidemia can cause heart attack or stroke.