ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Other constipation K59.09

K59.09 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K59.09 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 K59 Other functional intestinal disorders

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Chronic constipation
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Other constipation”

  • Constipation(atonic) (neurogenic) (simple) (spastic) - K59.00
    • chronic - K59.09
    • specified NEC - K59.09
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.