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

See: Ventral hernia

K43 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
Ventral hernia

More specific codes for Ventral hernia

  • K43.0 - Incisional hernia with obstruction, without gangrene
  • K43.1 - Incisional hernia with gangrene
  • K43.2 - Incisional hernia without obstruction or gangrene
  • K43.3 - Parastomal hernia with obstruction, without gangrene
  • K43.4 - Parastomal hernia with gangrene
  • K43.5 - Parastomal hernia without obstruction or gangrene
  • K43.6 - Other and unspecified ventral hernia with obstruction, without gangrene
  • K43.7 - Other and unspecified ventral hernia with gangrene
  • K43.9 - Ventral hernia without obstruction or gangrene
Back to K43
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K43 Ventral hernia

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.