ICD-10-CM Code K56.41
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K56.41 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of fecal impaction. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code K564 is used to code Enterolith
An enterolith is a mineral concretion or calculus formed anywhere in the gastrointestinal system. Enteroliths are uncommon and usually incidental findings but, once found, they require at a minimum watchful waiting. If there is evidence of complications, they must be removed.
|ICD 9 Code:||560.39|
Coding Notes for K56.41 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
- DRG Group #388-390 - G.i. obstruction with MCC.
- DRG Group #388-390 - G.i. obstruction with CC.
- DRG Group #388-390 - G.i. obstruction without CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K56.41 - Fecal impaction'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K56.41. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 560.32 was previously used, K56.41 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.