Necrotizing enterocolitis K55.3

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Necrotizing enterocolitis" is "K55.3". K55.3 is NOT a 'valid' or 'billable' ICD10 code. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.

  • K55.3 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM K55.3 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K55.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 K55.3 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes:
  • necrotizing enterocolitis of newborn (P77.-)
Type 2 Excludes:
  • necrotizing enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile (A04.7-)

Codes: = Billable

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