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ICD-10-CM Code K91.89
Other postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system

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

K91.89 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

Coding Notes for K91.89 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code, if applicable, to further specify disorder
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."
Postprocedural retroperitoneal abscess - instead, use code K68.11

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.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Stricture of rectum due to radiation (disorder)
  • Esophageal anastomotic stricture (disorder)
  • Diarrhea and vomiting after gastrointestinal tract surgery (disorder)
  • Leakage of bile from incision of common bile duct (disorder)
  • Post-cholecystectomy bile leakage (disorder)
  • Bile leakage after removal of T-tube (disorder)
  • Pancreatic duct anastomotic stricture (disorder)
  • Bowel-bypass syndrome (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease


Other postoperative functional disorders (approximate match)
Other digestive system complications (approximate match)

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 K91.89 and a single ICD9 code, 997.49 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: K91.8 - Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system

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