Heartburn icd 10 code

ICD 10 for heartburn and associated Acid Reflux represented by two of the following codes:

1. ICD-10 codeR12: which  indicates Heartburn
Which is painful sensation in the chest or throat when stomach acid backs up into the esophagus.

2. ICD-10 code R07.89 which indicates  Chest pain without known etiology.


Heartburn icd 10 R12

R12 is used to code the Heartburn in ICD version 10.
R12 is billable ICD code for diagnosing heartburn. ‘ billable code ‘ is detailed enough to indicate a medical diagnosis.


Heartburn is burning sensation in the central chest or upper central abdomen. The pain often rises in the chest and may radiate to the neck, throat, or angle of the jaw.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for ‘R12 – Heartburn’
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R12.

In General

R10-R19 Symptoms and signs involving the digestive system
Results for Heartburn, acid reflux  and additional 7 synonyms

ICD 10 code R12 Heartburn Synonyms

  • Heartburn (finding)
  • Heartburn symptom
  • PyrosisWaterbrash
  • Waterbrash (finding)
  • Waterbrash symptom.


References :

ICD10Data.com, 2016


ICD-10 – ICD-11 – World Health Organization

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