ICD-10-CM Code R12
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
R12 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of heartburn. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code R12 is used to code Heartburn
Heartburn, also known as acid indigestion, is a burning sensation in the central chest or upper central abdomen. The pain often rises in the chest and may radiate to the neck, throat, or angle of the jaw.
|ICD 9 Code:||787.1|
Coding Notes for R12 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
- DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R12 - Heartburn'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R12. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 787.1 was previously used, R12 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.