Rectal abscess K61.1

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Rectal abscess" is "K61.1". K61.1 is a VALID/BILLABLE ICD10 code, i.e it is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

  • K61.1 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 K61.1 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K61.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 K61.1 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Perirectal abscess
Type 1 Excludes:
  • ischiorectal abscess (K61.39)

Codes: = Billable

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