Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified
Symptoms and signs involving the digestive system and abdomen
2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R12
2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
- R12 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
- The 2018 edition of ICD-10-CM R12 became effective on October 1, 2017.
- This is the American ICD-10-CM version of R12 - other international versions of ICD-10 R12 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 R12. 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.
The following code(s) above R12
contain 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 R12
ICD-10-CM R12 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):
- Heartburn is a painful burning feeling in your chest or throat. It happens when stomach acid backs up into your esophagus, the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach.if you have heartburn more than twice a week, you may have gerd. But you can have gerd without having heartburn.pregnancy, certain foods, alcohol, and some medications can bring on heartburn. Treating heartburn is important because over time reflux can damage the esophagus. Over-the-counter medicines may help. If the heartburn continues, you may need prescription medicines or surgery. If you have other symptoms such as crushing chest pain, it could be a heart attack. Get help immediately.
- Substernal pain or burning sensation, usually associated with regurgitation of gastric juice into the esophagus.
- 391 Esophagitis, gastroenteritis and miscellaneous digestive disorders with mcc
- 392 Esophagitis, gastroenteritis and miscellaneous digestive disorders without mcc
Convert R12 to ICD-9-CM
- 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
Code annotations containing back-references to R12:
- Brash R12 (water)
- Heartburn R12
- Pyrosis R12
- Waterbrash R12
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To R12
Unspecified abdominal pain
Nausea with vomiting, unspecified
Aphagia and dysphagia
…… pharyngoesophageal phase
Flatulence and related conditions
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.