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ICD-10-CM Code K62.81
Anal sphincter tear (healed) (nontraumatic) (old)

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

K62.81 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of anal sphincter tear (healed) (nontraumatic) (old). A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

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 K62.81 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Tear of anus, nontraumatic
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code for any associated fecal incontinence See code R15.-
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."
Anal fissure - instead, use code K60.-
Anal sphincter tear (healed) (old) complicating delivery - instead, use code O34.7-
Traumatic tear of anal sphincter - instead, use code S31.831

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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 'K62.81 - Anal sphincter tear (healed) (nontraumatic) (old)'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K62.81. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Anal sphincter tear (healed) (old) (exact match)

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 569.43 was previously used, K62.81 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: K62.8 - Other specified diseases of anus and rectum

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/K6281