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

Questions related to K92.1 Melena

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.