2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K08.4

Partial loss of teeth

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • K08.4 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM K08.4 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K08.4 - other international versions of ICD-10 K08.4 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Acquired loss of teeth, partial
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as K08.4. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • complete loss of teeth (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K08.1

    Complete loss of teeth

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acquired loss of teeth, complete
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital absence of teeth (K00.0)
    • exfoliation of teeth due to systemic causes (K08.0)
    • partial loss of teeth (K08.4-)
    K08.1-
    )
  • congenital absence of teeth (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K00.0

    Anodontia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hypodontia
    • Oligodontia
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acquired absence of teeth (K08.1-)
    K00.0
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (K08.4) and the excluded code together.
  • exfoliation of teeth due to systemic causes (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K08.0

    Exfoliation of teeth due to systemic causes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Code Also
    • underlying systemic condition
    K08.0
    )
The following code(s) above K08.4 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 K08.4:
  • K00-K95
    2020 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
  • K08
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K08

    Other disorders of teeth and supporting structures

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion] (M26.-)
    • disorders of jaw (M27.-)
    Other disorders of teeth and supporting structures
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 K08.4:
  • Type 1 Excludes: K08.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K08.1

    Complete loss of teeth

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acquired loss of teeth, complete
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital absence of teeth (K00.0)
    • exfoliation of teeth due to systemic causes (K08.0)
    • partial loss of teeth (K08.4-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K08.4
K08.199 …… unspecified class
K08.2 Atrophy of edentulous alveolar ridge
K08.20 Unspecified atrophy of edentulous alveolar ridge
K08.21 Minimal atrophy of the mandible
K08.22 Moderate atrophy of the mandible
K08.23 Severe atrophy of the mandible
K08.24 Minimal atrophy of maxilla
K08.25 Moderate atrophy of the maxilla
K08.26 Severe atrophy of the maxilla
K08.3 Retained dental root
K08.4 Partial loss of teeth
K08.40 Partial loss of teeth, unspecified cause
K08.401 …… class I
K08.402 …… class II
K08.403 …… class III
K08.404 …… class IV
K08.409 …… unspecified class
K08.41 Partial loss of teeth due to trauma
K08.411 …… class I
K08.412 …… class II
K08.413 …… class III

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