2021 ICD-10-CM Code K56.52

Intestinal adhesions [bands] with complete obstruction

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

K56.52 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of intestinal adhesions [bands] with complete obstruction. The code K56.52 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:K56.52
Short Description:Intestinal adhesions [bands] with complete obstruction
Long Description:Intestinal adhesions [bands] with complete obstruction

Code Classification

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 K56.52 are found in the index:

Replacement Code

K5652 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert K56.52 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code K56.52 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