ICD-10-CM Code K63.1
Perforation of intestine (nontraumatic)
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K63.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of perforation of intestine (nontraumatic). A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for K63.1 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.
- Perforation (nontraumatic) of rectum
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."
- Perforation (nontraumatic) of duodenum - instead, use code K26.-
- Perforation (nontraumatic) of intestine with diverticular disease (K57.0, K57.2, K57.4, K57.8) - instead, use code K57.0
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."
- Perforation (nontraumatic) of appendix (K35.2, K35.3) - instead, use code K35.2
- 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.
- DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K63.1 - Perforation of intestine (nontraumatic)'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K63.1. 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 569.83 was previously used, K63.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.