2022 ICD-10-CM Code K09

Cysts of oral region, not elsewhere classified

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:K09
Short Description:Cysts of oral region, not elsewhere classified
Long Description:Cysts of oral region, not elsewhere classified

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Diseases of oral cavity and salivary glands (K00-K14)
      • Cysts of oral region, not elsewhere classified (K09)

K09 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of cysts of oral region, not elsewhere classified. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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.

Specific Coding for Cysts of oral region, not elsewhere classified

Non-specific codes like K09 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 cysts of oral region, not elsewhere classified:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K09.0 for Developmental odontogenic cysts
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K09.1 for Developmental (nonodontogenic) cysts of oral region
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K09.8 for Other cysts of oral region, not elsewhere classified
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K09.9 for Cyst of oral region, unspecified

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code K09:


Includes

Includes
This note appears immediately under a three character code title to further define, or give examples of, the content of the category.

Type 2 Excludes

Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

Information for Patients


Mouth Disorders

Your mouth is one of the most important parts of your body. It has many different functions. It allows you to

Any problem that affects your mouth can make it hard to eat, drink, or even smile. Some common mouth problems include

Treatment for mouth disorders varies, depending on the problem. If a mouth problem is caused by some other disease, treating that disease can help. It is also important to keep your mouth clean and healthy by brushing, flossing, and not using tobacco.


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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
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)