Not Valid for Submission
K55.01 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of acute (reversible) ischemia of small intestine. 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 Acute (reversible) ischemia of small intestine
Non-specific codes like K55.01 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 acute (reversible) ischemia of small intestine: