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ICD-10-CM Code K50.0
Crohn's disease of small intestine

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 K50.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of K50.0 that describes the diagnosis 'crohn's disease of small intestine' in more detail.

The ICD code K500 is used to code Ileitis

Ileitis is an inflammation of the ileum, a portion of the small intestine. Crohn's ileitis is a type of Crohn's disease affecting the ileum. Ileitis is caused by the bacterium Lawsonia intracellularis. Inflammatory bowel disease does not associate with Lawsonia intracellularis infection.

Specialty: Gastroenterology
MeSH Code: D007079
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for K50.0 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.
Crohn's disease [regional enteritis] of duodenum
Crohn's disease [regional enteritis] of ileum
Crohn's disease [regional enteritis] of jejunum
Regional ileitis
Terminal ileitis
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Crohn's disease of both small and large intestine - instead, use code K50.8-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K50.0 - Crohn's disease of small intestine'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K50.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: K50 - Crohn's disease [regional enteritis]

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