ICD-10-CM Code K56.691

Other complete intestinal obstruction

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

K56.691 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other complete intestinal obstruction. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:K56.691
Short Description:Other complete intestinal obstruction
Long Description:Other complete intestinal 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 K56.691 are found in the index:


Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code K56.691 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

K56691 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • K56.69 - Other intestinal obstruction

Convert K56.691 to ICD-9

  • 560.89 - Intestinal obstruct NEC (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