ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017

See: Acute pancreatitis

K85.2 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.

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Alcohol induced acute pancreatitis

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Excludes2
  • alcohol induced chronic pancreatitis (K86.0)

More specific codes for Alcohol induced acute pancreatitis

  • K85.20 - Alcohol induced acute pancreatitis without necrosis or infection
  • K85.21 - Alcohol induced acute pancreatitis with uninfected necrosis
  • K85.22 - Alcohol induced acute pancreatitis with infected necrosis
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See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K85.2 Alcohol induced acute pancreatitis

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.