ICD-10-CM Code K29.2
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 K29.2 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of K29.2 that describes the diagnosis 'alcoholic gastritis' in more detail.
- K29.2 Alcoholic gastritis NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code K292 is used to code Gastritis
Gastritis is inflammation of the lining of the stomach. It may occur as a short episode or may be of a long duration. The most common symptom is upper abdominal pain. Other symptoms include nausea and vomiting, bloating, loss of appetite, and heart burn. Others may have no symptoms. Complications may include bleeding, stomach ulcers, and stomach tumors. When due to autoimmune problems, low red blood cells due to not enough vitamin B12 may occur, a condition known as pernicious anemia.
|MeSH Codes:||D005756, D005756, D005756, D005756, D005756, D005756|
|ICD 9 Codes:||535.0, 535.1, 535.2, 535.3, 535.4, 535.5|
Micrograph showing gastritis. H&E stain.
Coding Notes for K29.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse 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:
- Alcohol abuse and dependence See code F10.-
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K29.2 - Alcoholic gastritis'
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