ICD 9 CM Codes

253.5 Diabetes insipidus
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  253.5    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM '253.5' will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
GEMS
253.5 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM E23.2 Diabetes insipidus
icd9cmvol2 index entry
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to '.253.5.'
antidiuretic hormone
deficiency
hypofunction
insipidus
pituitary
posterior
vasopressin
Applies To
Vasopressin deficiency
nephrogenic diabetes insipidus (588.1)
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 253.5 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.