ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017
K51.8 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Other ulcerative colitis

More specific codes for Other ulcerative colitis

  • K51.80 - Other ulcerative colitis without complications
  • K51.81 - Other ulcerative colitis with complications
    • K51.811 - Other ulcerative colitis with rectal bleeding
    • K51.812 - Other ulcerative colitis with intestinal obstruction
    • K51.813 - Other ulcerative colitis with fistula
    • K51.814 - Other ulcerative colitis with abscess
    • K51.818 - Other ulcerative colitis with other complication
    • K51.819 - Other ulcerative colitis with unspecified complications
See also ICD 10 code for
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

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.