ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 21, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Melena K92.1

K92.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K92.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K90-K95 Other diseases of the digestive system (K90-K95)
Category K92 Other diseases of digestive system

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
  • occult blood in feces (R19.5)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Melena”

  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalitiesSee also Anomaly
    • stool(color) (contents) (mucus) - R19.5
      • bloody - K92.1
  • Blood
    • in
      • feces - K92.1
  • Hematochezia - K92.1See also Melena
  • Melena - K92.1
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.