ICD-10-CM Code K60
Fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions
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 K60 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of K60 that describes the diagnosis 'fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions' in more detail.
- K60 Fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code K60 is used to code Gastrointestinal disease
Gastrointestinal diseases refer to diseases involving the gastrointestinal tract, namely the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and rectum, and the accessory organs of digestion, the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.
Organs of the gastrointestinal tract
Coding Notes for K60 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions with abscess or cellulitis - instead, use code K61.-
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Anal sphincter tear (healed) (nontraumatic) (old) - instead, use code K62.81
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K60 - Fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K60. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.