ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jan 23, 2019
K29.5 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
Unspecified chronic gastritis
Inclusion Term
  • Chronic antral gastritis
  • Chronic fundal gastritis

More specific codes for Unspecified chronic gastritis

  • K29.50 - Unspecified chronic gastritis without bleeding
  • K29.51 - Unspecified chronic gastritis with bleeding
See also ICD 10 code for
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K29.5 Unspecified chronic gastritis

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.