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ICD-10-CM Code K13.79
Other lesions of oral mucosa

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

K13.79 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other lesions of oral mucosa. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


Coding Notes for K13.79 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Focal oral mucinosis

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.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Hematoma of oral alveolar mucosa (disorder)
  • Traumatic ulcer of oral mucosa (disorder)
  • Hematoma of buccal mucosa (disorder)
  • Hematoma of intraoral surface of lip (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
  • Possible requirement for causative disease code

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other and unspecified diseases of the oral soft tissues (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code K13.79 and a single ICD9 code, 528.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: K13.7 - Other and unspecified lesions of oral mucosa

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/K1379