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ICD-10-CM Code K08.55
Allergy to existing dental restorative material

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

K08.55 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of allergy to existing dental restorative material. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


Coding Notes for K08.55 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code to identify the specific type of allergy

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #157-159 - Dental and oral diseases with MCC.
  • DRG Group #157-159 - Dental and oral diseases with CC.
  • DRG Group #157-159 - Dental and oral diseases without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K08.55 - Allergy to existing dental restorative material'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K08.55. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Allergy to existing dental restorative material (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 525.66 was previously used, K08.55 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: K08.5 - Unsatisfactory restoration of tooth

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