Unspecified protein-calorie malnutrition E46

  • E46 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM E46 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of E46 - other international versions of ICD-10 E46 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Malnutrition NOS
  • Protein-calorie imbalance NOS
Type 1 Excludes:
  • nutritional deficiency NOS (E63.9)

Codes: = Billable

  • E46 Unspecified protein-calorie malnutrition

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.