2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K94

Complications of artificial openings of the digestive system

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • K94 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 K94 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K94 - other international versions of ICD-10 K94 may differ.
The following code(s) above K94 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 K94:
  • 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
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 K94:
  • Type 1 Excludes: Z43
    , Z93
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z43

    Encounter for attention to artificial openings

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • closure of artificial openings
    • passage of sounds or bougies through artificial openings
    • reforming artificial openings
    • removal of catheter from artificial openings
    • toilet or cleansing of artificial openings
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • fitting and adjustment of prosthetic and other devices (Z44-Z46)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z93

    Artificial opening status

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • artificial openings requiring attention or management (Z43.-)
    • complications of external stoma (J95.0-, K94.-, N99.5-)
  • Type 2 Excludes: T81
    , K91
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81

    Complications of procedures, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K91

    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • complications of artificial opening of digestive system (K94.-)
    • complications of bariatric procedures (K95.-)
    • gastrojejunal ulcer (K28.-)
    • postprocedural (radiation) retroperitoneal abscess (K68.11)
    • radiation colitis (K52.0)
    • radiation gastroenteritis (K52.0)
    • radiation proctitis (K62.7)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K94
K91.873 Postprocedural seroma of a digestive system organ or structure following other procedure
K91.89 Other postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system
K92 Other diseases of digestive system
K92.0 Hematemesis
K92.1 Melena
K92.2 Gastrointestinal hemorrhage, unspecified
K92.8 Other specified diseases of the digestive system
K92.81 Gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative)
K92.89 Other specified diseases of the digestive system
K92.9 Disease of digestive system, unspecified
K94 Complications of artificial openings of the digestive system
K94.0 Colostomy complications
K94.00 Colostomy complication, unspecified
K94.01 Colostomy hemorrhage
K94.02 Colostomy infection
K94.03 Colostomy malfunction
K94.09 Other complications of colostomy
K94.1 Enterostomy complications
K94.10 Enterostomy complication, unspecified
K94.11 Enterostomy hemorrhage
K94.12 Enterostomy infection

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