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ICD-10-CM Code K06
Other disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge

Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code K06 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of K06 that describes the diagnosis 'other disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge' in more detail.

Coding Notes for K06 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Acute gingivitis - instead, use code K05.0
Atrophy of edentulous alveolar ridge - instead, use code K08.2
Chronic gingivitis - instead, use code K05.1
Gingivitis NOS - instead, use code K05.1

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