Billable Medical Code for Hypopotassemia
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 276.8
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 276.8.
Hypokalemia is also known as chronic hypokalemia, hypokalemia, hypokalemia (low potassium level), and hypokalemia chronic.
Hypokalemia Definition and Symptoms
Hypokalemia is when there is an abnormally low amount of potassium in the blood. Symptoms include muscle pain, cramps, charely horses, and abdominal pain.