ICD-10-CM Code K64
Hemorrhoids and perianal venous thrombosis
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code K64 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of K64 that describes the diagnosis 'hemorrhoids and perianal venous thrombosis' in more detail.
- K64 Hemorrhoids and perianal venous thrombosis NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code K64 is used to code Hemorrhoid
Hemorrhoids (US English) or haemorrhoids are vascular structures in the anal canal. In their normal state, they are cushions that help with stool control. They become pathological or piles when swollen or inflamed. At this point the condition is technically known as hemorrhoidal disease.
|ICD 9 Code:||455|
Diagram demonstrating the anatomy of both internal and external hemorrhoids
Coding Notes for K64 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Includes Notes:
IncludesIncludes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
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."
- Hemorrhoids complicating childbirth and the puerperium - instead, use code O87.2
- Hemorrhoids complicating pregnancy - instead, use code O22.4
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K64 - Hemorrhoids and perianal venous thrombosis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K64. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Piles (see: Hemorrhoids)