ICD-10-CM Code K05.3
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code K05.3 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of K05.3 that describes the diagnosis 'chronic periodontitis' in more detail.
- K05.3 Chronic periodontitis NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code K053 is used to code Pericoronitis
Pericoronitis (from the Greek peri, "around", Latin corona "crown" and -itis, "inflammation") also known as operculitis, is inflammation of the soft tissues surrounding the crown of a partially erupted tooth, including the gingiva (gums) and the dental follicle. The soft tissue covering a partially erupted tooth is known as an operculum, an area which can be difficult to access with normal oral hygiene methods. The synonym operculitis technically refers to inflammation of the operculum alone.
|ICD 9 Code:||523.3|
Pericoronitis associated with the lower right third molar (wisdom tooth).
Coding Notes for K05.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Chronic pericoronitis
- Complex periodontitis
- Periodontitis NOS
- Simplex periodontitis
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Chronic apical periodontitis - instead, use code K04.5
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for additional code to fully describe disease or condition
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K05.3 - Chronic periodontitis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K05.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.