2021 ICD-10-CM Code K06.01

Gingival recession, localized

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

K06.01 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of gingival recession, localized. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Short Description:Gingival recession, localized
Long Description:Gingival recession, localized

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Gingival recession, localized

Non-specific codes like K06.01 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for gingival recession, localized:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K06.010 for Localized gingival recession, unspecified
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K06.011 for Localized gingival recession, minimal
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K06.012 for Localized gingival recession, moderate
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K06.013 for Localized gingival recession, severe

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018