2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I85.01

Esophageal varices with bleeding

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • I85.01 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM I85.01 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I85.01 - other international versions of ICD-10 I85.01 may differ.
The following code(s) above I85.01 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to I85.01:
  • I00-I99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range I00-I99

    Diseases of the circulatory system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
    • transient cerebral ischemic attacks and related syndromes (G45.-)
    Diseases of the circulatory system
  • I85
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I85

    Esophageal varices

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    Esophageal varices
  • I85.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I85.0

    Esophageal varices

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Idiopathic esophageal varices
    • Primary esophageal varices
    Esophageal varices
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bleeding esophageal varices
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by bleeding from esophageal varices.
  • Bleeding from esophageal varices.
ICD-10-CM I85.01 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 368 Major esophageal disorders with mcc
  • 369 Major esophageal disorders with cc
  • 370 Major esophageal disorders without cc/mcc

Convert I85.01 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to I85.01:
  • Type 2 Excludes: K22.11
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K22.11

    Ulcer of esophagus with bleeding

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to I85.01:
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (concealed) R58
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R58

    Hemorrhage, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hemorrhage NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hemorrhage included with underlying conditions, such as:
    • acute duodenal ulcer with hemorrhage (K26.0)
    • acute gastritis with bleeding (K29.01)
    • ulcerative enterocolitis with rectal bleeding (K51.01)
    • esophagus K22.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K22.8

      Other specified diseases of esophagus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Hemorrhage of esophagus NOS
      Type 2 Excludes
      • esophageal varices (I85.-)
      • Paterson-Kelly syndrome (D50.1)
  • Varix (lower limb) I83.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I83.90

    Asymptomatic varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
    Applicable To
    • Varicose veins NOS
    • esophagus (idiopathic) (primary) (ulcerated) I85.00
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I85.00

      Esophageal varices without bleeding

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Esophageal varices NOS
      • bleeding I85.01

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I85.01
I83.893 Varicose veins of bilateral lower extremities with other complications
I83.899 Varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity with other complications
I83.9 Asymptomatic varicose veins of lower extremities
I83.90 Asymptomatic varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity
I83.91 Asymptomatic varicose veins of right lower extremity
I83.92 Asymptomatic varicose veins of left lower extremity
I83.93 Asymptomatic varicose veins of bilateral lower extremities
I85 Esophageal varices
I85.0 Esophageal varices
I85.00 …… without bleeding
I85.01 …… with bleeding
I85.1 Secondary esophageal varices
I85.10 …… without bleeding
I85.11 …… with bleeding
I86 Varicose veins of other sites
I86.0 Sublingual varices
I86.1 Scrotal varices
I86.2 Pelvic varices
I86.3 Vulval varices
I86.4 Gastric varices
I86.8 Varicose veins of other specified sites

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.