2022 ICD-10-CM Code K31.A29

Gastric intestinal metaplasia with dysplasia, unspecified

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:K31.A29
Short Description:Gastric intestinal metaplasia with dysplasia, unspecified
Long Description:Gastric intestinal metaplasia with dysplasia, unspecified

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Diseases of esophagus, stomach and duodenum (K20-K31)
      • Other diseases of stomach and duodenum (K31)

K31.A29 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of gastric intestinal metaplasia with dysplasia, unspecified. The code K31.A29 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like K31.A29 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

New 2022 ICD-10 Code

K31.A29 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2022, effective October 1, 2021. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2021. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2022 (October 1, 2021 - September 30, 2022).

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 K31.A29 are found in the index:

Replacement Code

K31A29 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History