ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 19, 2017

See: Bilateral inguinal hernia, without obstruction or gangrene

  ICD-10 Code for Bilateral inguinal hernia, without obstruction or gangrene, recurrent K40.21

K40.21 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K40.21 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K40-K46 Hernia (K40-K46)
Category K40 Inguinal hernia

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

Related Terms to “Bilateral inguinal hernia, without obstruction or gangrene, recurrent”

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When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.