ICD-10-CM Code K51.00
Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis without complications
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K51.00 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis without complications. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code K510 is used to code Enterocolitis
Enterocolitis or coloenteritis is an inflammation of the digestive tract, involving enteritis of the small intestine and colitis of the colon. It may be caused by various infections, with bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, or other causes. Common clinical manifestations of enterocolitis are frequent diarrheal defecations, with or without nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fever, chills, alteration of general condition. General manifestations are given by the dissemination of the infectious agent or its toxins throughout the body, or – most frequently – by significant losses of water and minerals, the consequence of diarrhea and vomiting.
Coding Notes for K51.00 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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- Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis NOS
- DRG Group #385-387 - Inflammatory bowel disease with MCC.
- DRG Group #385-387 - Inflammatory bowel disease with CC.
- DRG Group #385-387 - Inflammatory bowel disease without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K51.00 - Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis without complications'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 K51.00 and a single ICD9 code, 556.6 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.