ICD-10-CM Code K62.6
Ulcer of anus and rectum
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K62.6 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of ulcer of anus and rectum. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for K62.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Solitary ulcer of anus and rectum
- Stercoral ulcer of anus and rectum
- DRG Group #393-395 - Other digestive system diagnoses with MCC.
- DRG Group #393-395 - Other digestive system diagnoses with CC.
- DRG Group #393-395 - Other digestive system diagnoses without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K62.6 - Ulcer of anus and rectum'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K62.6. 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 569.41 was previously used, K62.6 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.