2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K29.5

Unspecified chronic gastritis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • K29.5 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 K29.5 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K29.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 K29.5 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Chronic antral gastritis
  • Chronic fundal gastritis
The following code(s) above K29.5 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 K29.5:
  • 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
  • K20-K31
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range K20-K31

    Diseases of esophagus, stomach and duodenum

    Type 2 Excludes
    Diseases of esophagus, stomach and duodenum
  • K29
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K29

    Gastritis and duodenitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis (K52.81)
    • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (E16.4)
    Gastritis and duodenitis
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K29.5
K29.01 …… with bleeding
K29.2 Alcoholic gastritis
K29.20 …… without bleeding
K29.21 …… with bleeding
K29.3 Chronic superficial gastritis
K29.30 …… without bleeding
K29.31 …… with bleeding
K29.4 Chronic atrophic gastritis
K29.40 …… without bleeding
K29.41 …… with bleeding
K29.5 Unspecified chronic gastritis
K29.50 …… without bleeding
K29.51 …… with bleeding
K29.6 Other gastritis
K29.60 …… without bleeding
K29.61 …… with bleeding
K29.7 Gastritis, unspecified
K29.70 …… without bleeding
K29.71 …… with bleeding
K29.8 Duodenitis
K29.80 …… without bleeding

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