Unspecified appendicitis K37

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Unspecified appendicitis" is "K37". K37 is a VALID/BILLABLE ICD10 code, i.e it is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

  • K37 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM K37 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K37 - other international versions of ICD-10 K37 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes:
  • -unspecified appendicitis with peritonitis (K35.2-, K35.3-)

Codes: = Billable

  • K37 Unspecified appendicitis

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.