ICD-10-CM Code K56.52

Intestinal adhesions [bands] with complete obstruction

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

K56.52 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of intestinal adhesions [bands] with complete obstruction. The code is valid for the year 2020 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

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:


Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code K56.52 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2020.

  • 388 - G.I. OBSTRUCTION WITH MCC
  • 389 - G.I. OBSTRUCTION WITH CC
  • 390 - G.I. OBSTRUCTION WITHOUT CC/MCC

Replacement Code

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

  • K56.5 - Intestinal adhesions w obst (postprocedural) (postinfection)
  • K56.5 - Intestinal adhesions with obstruction (postinfection)

Convert K56.52 to ICD-9

  • 560.81 - Intestinal adhes w obstr (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Other diseases of intestines (K55-K64)
      • Paralytic ileus and intestinal obstruction without hernia (K56)

Code History

  • FY 2018 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020