2021 ICD-10-CM Code K91.87

Postprocedural hematoma and seroma of a digestive system organ or structure following a procedure

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:K91.87
Short Description:Postproc hematoma and seroma of a dgstv sys org fol a proc
Long Description:Postprocedural hematoma and seroma of a digestive system organ or structure following a procedure

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Other diseases of the digestive system (K90-K95)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disorders of dgstv sys, NEC (K91)

K91.87 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of postprocedural hematoma and seroma of a digestive system organ or structure following a procedure. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Postproc hematoma and seroma of a dgstv sys org fol a proc

Non-specific codes like K91.87 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for postproc hematoma and seroma of a dgstv sys org fol a proc:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K91.870 for Postprocedural hematoma of a digestive system organ or structure following a digestive system procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K91.871 for Postprocedural hematoma of a digestive system organ or structure following other procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K91.872 for Postprocedural seroma of a digestive system organ or structure following a digestive system procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K91.873 for Postprocedural seroma of a digestive system organ or structure following other procedure

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