Perforation of intestine (nontraumatic) K63.1

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Perforation of intestine (nontraumatic)" is "K63.1". K63.1 is a VALID/BILLABLE ICD10 code, i.e it is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

  • K63.1 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 K63.1 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K63.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 K63.1 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Perforation (nontraumatic) of rectum
Type 1 Excludes:
  • perforation (nontraumatic) of duodenum (K26.-)
  • perforation (nontraumatic) of intestine with diverticular disease (K57.0, K57.2, K57.4, K57.8)
Type 2 Excludes:
  • perforation (nontraumatic) of appendix (K35.2-, K35.3-)

Codes: = Billable

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