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ICD-10-CM Code K62.8
Other specified diseases of anus and rectum

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 K62.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of K62.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other specified diseases of anus and rectum' in more detail.

The ICD code K628 is used to code Proctitis

Proctitis is an inflammation of the anus and the lining of the rectum, affecting only the last 6 inches of the rectum.

Specialty: Gastroenterology
MeSH Codes: D011349, D011349, D011349
ICD 9 Codes: 987, 556.2, 569.49
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for K62.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-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."
Ulcerative proctitis - instead, use code K51.2

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Hemorrhagic proctitis (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K62.8 - Other specified diseases of anus and rectum'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K62.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: K62 - Other diseases of anus and rectum

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