Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: K92.0

Short Description: Hematemesis

Long Description: Hematemesis

The code K92.0 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Other diseases of the digestive system (K90-K95)
      • Other diseases of digestive system (K92)
        • K92.0 Hematemesis

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Blood in vomit - symptom
  • Blood in vomit on examination
  • Coffee ground vomiting
  • Hematemesis
  • Hematemesis - cause unknown
  • Vomit contains blood
  • Vomit contains fresh blood
  • Vomit contains old blood
  • Vomit occult blood negative
  • Vomit occult blood positive
  • Vomiting blood - fresh

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code K92.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage With Mcc (377)
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage With Cc (378)
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Without Cc/mcc (379)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
K92.0 Right Arrow 578.0 Hematemesis

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
K92 Other diseases of digestive system
K92.1 Melena
K92.2 Gastrointestinal hemorrhage, unspecified
K92.8 Other specified diseases of the digestive system
K92.81 Gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative)
K92.89 Other specified diseases of the digestive system
K92.9 Disease of digestive system, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2020