2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K62.3

Rectal prolapse

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • K62.3 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 K62.3 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K62.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 K62.3 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Prolapse of rectal mucosa
The following code(s) above K62.3 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 K62.3:
  • 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
  • Prolapsed rectum
Clinical Information
  • Protrusion of the rectal mucous membrane through the anus. There are various degrees: incomplete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle but with herniation of the bowel; and internal complete with rectosigmoid or upper rectum intussusception into the lower rectum.
ICD-10-CM K62.3 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 K62.3 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
Code annotations containing back-references to K62.3:
  • Type 2 Excludes: N81.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N81.6

    Rectocele

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Prolapse of posterior vaginal wall
    Type 2 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code for any associated fecal incontinence, if applicable (R15.-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K62.3:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K62.3
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
K62.9 Disease of anus and rectum, unspecified
K63 Other diseases of intestine

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