ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 16, 2017

See: Other and unspecified intestinal obstruction

  ICD-10 Code for Unspecified intestinal obstruction K56.60

K56.60 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K56.60 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K55-K64 Other diseases of intestines (K55-K64)
Category K56 Paralytic ileus and intestinal obstruction without hernia

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• Check for any notations, inclusions and/or exclusions that are specific to this ICD 10 code before using

1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Intestinal obstruction NOS
Excludes1
  • intestinal obstruction due to specified condition-code to condition
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Unspecified intestinal obstruction”

  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • intestine - K56.60
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.