2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K06.012

Localized gingival recession, moderate

    2018 - New Code 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • K06.012 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM K06.012 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K06.012 - other international versions of ICD-10 K06.012 may differ.
The following code(s) above K06.012 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 K06.012:
  • K00-K95
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range K00-K95

    Diseases of the digestive 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)
    Diseases of the digestive system
  • K06
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K06

    Other disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acute gingivitis (K05.0)
    • atrophy of edentulous alveolar ridge (K08.2)
    • chronic gingivitis (K05.1)
    • gingivitis NOS (K05.1)
    Other disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge
  • K06.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K06.0

    Gingival recession

      2016 2017 2018 - Deleted Code 2018 - New Code 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Gingival recession (postinfective) (postprocedural)
    Gingival recession
ICD-10-CM K06.012 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 011 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with mcc
  • 012 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with cc
  • 013 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy without cc/mcc
  • 157 Dental and oral diseases with mcc
  • 158 Dental and oral diseases with cc
  • 159 Dental and oral diseases without cc/mcc

Convert K06.012 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): New code
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K06.012:
  • Recession, receding
    • gingival (postinfective) (postoperative)
      • localized K06.010
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K06.010

        Localized gingival recession, unspecified

          2018 - New Code 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Localized gingival recession, NOS
        • moderate K06.012

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K06.012
K05.323 …… severe
K05.329 …… unspecified severity
K05.4 Periodontosis
K05.5 Other periodontal diseases
K05.6 Periodontal disease, unspecified
K06 Other disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge
K06.0 Gingival recession
K06.01 Gingival recession, localized
K06.010 Localized gingival recession, unspecified
K06.011 Localized gingival recession, minimal
K06.012 Localized gingival recession, moderate
K06.013 Localized gingival recession, severe
K06.02 Gingival recession, generalized
K06.020 Generalized gingival recession, unspecified
K06.021 Generalized gingival recession, minimal
K06.022 Generalized gingival recession, moderate
K06.023 Generalized gingival recession, severe
K06.1 Gingival enlargement
K06.2 Gingival and edentulous alveolar ridge lesions associated with trauma
K06.3 Horizontal alveolar bone loss
K06.8 Other specified disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge

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