2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K56.7

Ileus, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • K56.7 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 K56.7 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K56.7 - other international versions of ICD-10 K56.7 may differ.
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 K56.7. 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.
  • obstructive ileus (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K56.69

    Other intestinal obstruction

      2016 2017 2018 - Converted to Parent Code 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Enterostenosis NOS
    • Obstructive ileus NOS
    • Occlusion of colon or intestine NOS
    • Stenosis of colon or intestine NOS
    • Stricture of colon or intestine NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • intestinal obstruction due to specified condition-code to condition
    K56.69-
    )
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 (K56.7) and the excluded code together.
  • intestinal obstruction with hernia (K40-K46
    ICD-10-CM Range K40-K46

    Hernia

    Includes
    • acquired hernia
    • congenital [except diaphragmatic or hiatus] hernia
    • recurrent hernia
    Note
    • Hernia with both gangrene and obstruction is classified to hernia with gangrene.
    • K40 Inguinal hernia
    • K41 Femoral hernia
    • K42 Umbilical hernia
    • K43 Ventral hernia
    • K44 Diaphragmatic hernia
    • K45 Other abdominal hernia
    • K46 Unspecified abdominal hernia
    )
The following code(s) above K56.7 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 K56.7:
  • 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
  • K56
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K56

    Paralytic ileus and intestinal obstruction without hernia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital stricture or stenosis of intestine (Q41-Q42)
    • cystic fibrosis with meconium ileus (E84.11)
    • ischemic stricture of intestine (K55.1)
    • meconium ileus NOS (P76.0)
    • neonatal intestinal obstructions classifiable to P76.-
    • obstruction of duodenum (K31.5)
    • postprocedural intestinal obstruction (K91.3-)
    • stenosis of anus or rectum (K62.4)
    Paralytic ileus and intestinal obstruction without hernia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Ileus (intestinal obstruction)
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Postop ileus
  • Postoperative ileus
ICD-10-CM K56.7 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 388 G.i. Obstruction with mcc
  • 389 G.i. Obstruction with cc
  • 390 G.i. Obstruction without cc/mcc
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert K56.7 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 K56.7:
  • Type 1 Excludes: K56.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K56.0

    Paralytic ileus

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Paralysis of bowel
    • Paralysis of colon
    • Paralysis of intestine
    Type 1 Excludes

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K56.7:
  • Ileus (bowel) (colon) (inhibitory) (intestine) K56.7

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K56.7
K56.52 Intestinal adhesions [bands] with complete obstruction
K56.6 Other and unspecified intestinal obstruction
K56.60 Unspecified intestinal obstruction
K56.600 Partial intestinal obstruction, unspecified as to cause
K56.601 Complete intestinal obstruction, unspecified as to cause
K56.609 …… unspecified as to partial versus complete obstruction
K56.69 Other intestinal obstruction
K56.690 Other partial intestinal obstruction
K56.691 Other complete intestinal obstruction
K56.699 …… unspecified as to partial versus complete obstruction
K56.7 Ileus, unspecified
K57 Diverticular disease of intestine
K57.0 Diverticulitis of small intestine with perforation and abscess
K57.00 …… without bleeding
K57.01 …… with bleeding
K57.1 Diverticular disease of small intestine without perforation or abscess
K57.10 Diverticulosis of small intestine without perforation or abscess without bleeding
K57.11 Diverticulosis of small intestine without perforation or abscess with bleeding
K57.12 Diverticulitis of small intestine without perforation or abscess without bleeding
K57.13 Diverticulitis of small intestine without perforation or abscess with bleeding
K57.2 Diverticulitis of large intestine with perforation and abscess

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