2022 ICD-10-CM Code K52.838

Other microscopic colitis

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:K52.838
Short Description:Other microscopic colitis
Long Description:Other microscopic colitis

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Noninfective enteritis and colitis (K50-K52)
      • Other and unsp noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis (K52)

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:

Clinical Information

Replacement Code

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.

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