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ICD-10-CM Code K63.1
Perforation of intestine (nontraumatic)

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

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 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.
Perforation (nontraumatic) of rectum
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-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 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."
Perforation (nontraumatic) of appendix (K35.2, K35.3) - instead, use code K35.2

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.
  • DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Perforation of intestine (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 569.83 was previously used, K63.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: K63 - Other diseases of intestine

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/K631