Valid for Submission
K52.838 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other microscopic colitis. The code K52.838 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
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 K52.838 are found in the index:
- - Colitis (acute) (catarrhal) (chronic) (noninfective) (hemorrhagic) - See Also: Enteritis; - K52.9
- COLITIS MICROSCOPIC-. a condition characterized by chronic watery diarrhea of unknown origin a normal colonoscopy but abnormal histopathology on biopsy. this syndrome was first described in 1980 by read and associates. subtypes include collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis. both have similar clinical symptoms and are distinguishable only by histology.
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
|MS-DRG||MS-DRG Title||MCD||Relative Weight|
|391||ESOPHAGITIS, GASTROENTERITIS AND MISCELLANEOUS DIGESTIVE DISORDERS WITH MCC||06||1.2444|
|392||ESOPHAGITIS, GASTROENTERITIS AND MISCELLANEOUS DIGESTIVE DISORDERS WITHOUT MCC||06||0.7644|
The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.
K52838 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):
Convert K52.838 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code K52.838 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.