ICD-10-CM Code K56.699

Other intestinal obstruction unspecified as to partial versus complete obstruction

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

K56.699 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other intestinal obstruction unspecified as to partial versus complete obstruction. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code K56.699 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acute peptic ulcer with perforation and obstruction, arteriomesenteric compression of duodenojejunal flexure, bolus obstruction of intestine, chronic gastric ulcer with obstruction, chronic gastric ulcer with perforation and with obstruction, chronic gastrojejunal ulcer with obstruction, etc

ICD-10:K56.699
Short Description:Other intestnl obst unsp as to partial versus complete obst
Long Description:Other intestinal obstruction unspecified as to partial versus complete obstruction

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code K56.699:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Other intestinal obstruction, NEC

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 K56.699 are found in the index:

  • - Enterostenosis - See Also: Obstruction, intestine, specified NEC; - K56.699
  • - Stricture - See Also: Stenosis;
    • - ileum - See Also: Obstruction, intestine, specified NEC; - K56.699
    • - jejunum - See Also: Obstruction, intestine, specified NEC; - K56.699
    • - rectosigmoid - See Also: Obstruction, intestine, specified NEC; - K56.699

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Acute peptic ulcer with perforation AND obstruction
  • Arteriomesenteric compression of duodenojejunal flexure
  • Bolus obstruction of intestine
  • Chronic gastric ulcer with obstruction
  • Chronic gastric ulcer with perforation AND with obstruction
  • Chronic gastrojejunal ulcer with obstruction
  • Chronic gastrojejunal ulcer with perforation
  • Chronic gastrojejunal ulcer with perforation AND with obstruction
  • Chronic gastrojejunal ulcer without hemorrhage AND without perforation but with obstruction
  • Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction
  • Chronic peptic ulcer with perforation AND obstruction
  • Closed-loop obstruction of intestinal tract
  • Complete obstruction of intestine
  • Cryptogenic multifocal ulcerous stenosing enteritis
  • Distal intestinal obstruction syndrome
  • Dynamic ileus
  • Enterolith
  • Enterolith of small intestine
  • Food bolus obstruction of intestine
  • Gastrointestinal stenosis
  • Gastrojejunal ulcer with perforation AND obstruction
  • Gastrojejunal ulcer without hemorrhage AND without perforation
  • Gastrojejunal ulcer without hemorrhage AND without perforation but with obstruction
  • Impaction of intestine
  • Intestinal obstruction co-occurrent and due to decreased peristalsis
  • Mechanical ileus
  • Mural thickening of intestine causing obstruction
  • Obstructive ileus of small intestine with impaction
  • Obturation obstruction of intestine
  • Post-radiation stricture of intestine
  • Pseudo-obstruction of colon
  • Pseudo-obstruction of gastrointestinal tract
  • Recurrent intestinal obstruction
  • Secondary chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction
  • Secondary intestinal pseudo-obstruction
  • Stenosis large intestine
  • Stenosis of colon
  • Stenosis of ileum
  • Stenosis of jejunum
  • Stricture of jejunum
  • Subacute intestinal obstruction

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code K56.699 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

K56699 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • K56.69 - Other intestinal obstruction

Convert K56.699 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