ICD-10-CM Code K64.8
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K64.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other hemorrhoids. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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 K64.8 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.
- Internal hemorrhoids, without mention of degree
- Prolapsed hemorrhoids, degree not specified
- 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.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Bleeding internal hemorrhoids (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K64.8 - Other hemorrhoids'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K64.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Codes GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code K64.8 and a single ICD9 code, 455.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.