Valid for Submission
K20.81 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other esophagitis with bleeding. The code K20.81 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
New 2021 ICD-10 Code
K20.81 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2021, effective October 1, 2020. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2020. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code K20.81 are found in the index:
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
K2081 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):