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ICD-10-CM Code K91
Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system, not elsewhere classified

Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code K91 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of K91 that describes the diagnosis 'intraop and postproc comp and disorders of dgstv sys, nec' in more detail.

Coding Notes for K91 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

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."
Complications of artificial opening of digestive system - instead, use code K94.-
Complications of bariatric procedures - instead, use code K95.-
Gastrojejunal ulcer - instead, use code K28.-
Postprocedural (radiation) retroperitoneal abscess - instead, use code K68.11
Radiation colitis - instead, use code K52.0
Radiation gastroenteritis - instead, use code K52.0
Radiation proctitis - instead, use code K62.7

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