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.
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:
- - Adhesions, adhesive (postinfective) - K66.0
- - Band (s)
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
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.