2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K62.1

Rectal polyp

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • K62.1 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 K62.1 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K62.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 K62.1 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 K62.1. 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.
  • adenomatous polyp (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D12.8

    Benign neoplasm of rectum

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • benign carcinoid tumor of the rectum (D3A.026)
    D12.8
    )
The following code(s) above K62.1 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 K62.1:
  • 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
  • K62
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K62

    Other diseases of anus and rectum

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • anal canal
    Type 2 Excludes
    Other diseases of anus and rectum
Approximate Synonyms
  • Polyp, rectum
Clinical Information
  • A polypoid lesion that arises from the rectum and protrudes into the lumen. This group includes adenomatous polyps, serrated polyps, and hamartomatous polyps.
  • This is a descriptive term referring of a mass of tissue that bulges or projects into the lumen of the rectum. The mass is macroscopically visible and may either have a broad base attachment to the rectal wall, or be on a pedunculated stalk. These may be benign or malignant.
ICD-10-CM K62.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 393 Other digestive system diagnoses with mcc
  • 394 Other digestive system diagnoses with cc
  • 395 Other digestive system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert K62.1 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K62.1:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K62.1
K61.0 Anal abscess
K61.1 Rectal abscess
K61.2 Anorectal abscess
K61.3 Ischiorectal abscess
K61.31 Horseshoe abscess
K61.39 Other ischiorectal abscess
K61.4 Intrasphincteric abscess
K61.5 Supralevator abscess
K62 Other diseases of anus and rectum
K62.0 Anal polyp
K62.1 Rectal polyp
K62.2 Anal prolapse
K62.3 Rectal prolapse
K62.4 Stenosis of anus and rectum
K62.5 Hemorrhage of anus and rectum
K62.6 Ulcer of anus and rectum
K62.7 Radiation proctitis
K62.8 Other specified diseases of anus and rectum
K62.81 Anal sphincter tear (healed) (nontraumatic) (old)
K62.82 Dysplasia of anus
K62.89 Other specified diseases of anus and rectum

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