2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K86.81

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency

    2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • K86.81 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 K86.81 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K86.81 - other international versions of ICD-10 K86.81 may differ.
The following code(s) above K86.81 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 K86.81:
  • 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
  • K86
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K86

    Other diseases of pancreas

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • fibrocystic disease of pancreas (E84.-)
    • islet cell tumor (of pancreas) (D13.7)
    • pancreatic steatorrhea (K90.3)
    Other diseases of pancreas
ICD-10-CM K86.81 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 438 Disorders of pancreas except malignancy with mcc
  • 439 Disorders of pancreas except malignancy with cc
  • 440 Disorders of pancreas except malignancy without cc/mcc

Convert K86.81 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): New code
  • 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 K86.81:
  • Code Also: C25
    , C78.89
    , Z90.41
    , E84
    , K86.0
    , K86.1
    , K90.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C25

    Malignant neoplasm of pancreas

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (K86.81)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C78.89

    Secondary malignant neoplasm of other digestive organs

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Code Also
    • exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (K86.81)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z90.41

    Acquired absence of pancreas

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (K86.81)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any associated:
    • diabetes mellitus, postpancreatectomy (E13.-)
    • insulin use (Z79.4)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E84

    Cystic fibrosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (K86.81)
    Includes
    • mucoviscidosis
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K86.0

    Alcohol-induced chronic pancreatitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Code Also
    • exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (K86.81)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • alcohol induced acute pancreatitis (K85.2-)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K86.1

    Other chronic pancreatitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic pancreatitis NOS
    • Infectious chronic pancreatitis
    • Recurrent chronic pancreatitis
    • Relapsing chronic pancreatitis
    Code Also
    • exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (K86.81)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K90.0

    Celiac disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Celiac disease with steatorrhea
    • Celiac gluten-sensitive enteropathy
    • Nontropical sprue
    Code Also
    • exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (K86.81)
    Use Additional
    • code for associated disorders including:
    • dermatitis herpetiformis (L13.0)
    • gluten ataxia (G32.81)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K86.81:
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • pancreatic K86.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K86.89

      Other specified diseases of pancreas

        2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Aseptic pancreatic necrosis, unrelated to acute pancreatitis
      • Atrophy of pancreas
      • Calculus of pancreas
      • Cirrhosis of pancreas
      • Fibrosis of pancreas
      • Pancreatic fat necrosis, unrelated to acute pancreatitis
      • Pancreatic infantilism
      • Pancreatic necrosis NOS, unrelated to acute pancreatitis
      • exocrine K86.81

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K86.81
K85.9 Acute pancreatitis, unspecified
K85.90 Acute pancreatitis without necrosis or infection, unspecified
K85.91 Acute pancreatitis with uninfected necrosis, unspecified
K85.92 Acute pancreatitis with infected necrosis, unspecified
K86 Other diseases of pancreas
K86.0 Alcohol-induced chronic pancreatitis
K86.1 Other chronic pancreatitis
K86.2 Cyst of pancreas
K86.3 Pseudocyst of pancreas
K86.8 Other specified diseases of pancreas
K86.81 Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
K86.89 Other specified diseases of pancreas
K86.9 Disease of pancreas, unspecified
K87 Disorders of gallbladder, biliary tract and pancreas in diseases classified elsewhere
K90 Intestinal malabsorption
K90.0 Celiac disease
K90.1 Tropical sprue
K90.2 Blind loop syndrome, not elsewhere classified
K90.3 Pancreatic steatorrhea
K90.4 Other malabsorption due to intolerance
K90.41 Non-celiac gluten sensitivity

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