Billable Medical Code for Dyspepsia and Other Specified Disorders of Function of Stomach
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 536.8
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 536.8.
The Short Description Is: Stomach function dis NEC.
Dyspepsia is also known as abnormal gastric acidity, achylia gastrica, chronic regurgitation, diminished gastrin secretion, drug-induced dyspepsia, dyspepsia, dyspepsia (indigestion), dyspepsia (indigestion) not from ulcer, erythematous gastropathy, excessive gastric inhibitory peptide secretion, flatulent dyspepsia, friable mucosa of digestive system organ, gastric motor function disorder, gastric retention, gastric spasm, gastrointestinal hypomotility, granular mucosa of digestive organ structure, hyperchlorhydria, hypochlorhydria, increased gastric HCO>3<^-^ secretion, increased gastric motility, indigestion, inhibition of gastric motility, mild dietary indigestion, minimal gastric reflux, moderate gastric reflux, non ulcer dyspepsia, nonulcer dyspepsia, non-ulcer dyspepsia, peptic ulcer symptoms, postoperative gastric retention, primary chronic pseudo-obstruction of stomach, rapid gastric emptying, retained antrum syndrome, upset stomach, and vagus indigestion. This excludes achlorhydria (536.0) and heartburn (787.1). This applies to achylia gastrica, hyperacidity, hyperchlorhydria, hypochlorhydria, indigestion, and tachygastria.
Dyspepsia Definition and Symptoms
Dyspepsia is the medical term for indigestion, which is discomfort in the abdomen during or directly after eating. Some of the most common causes of indigestion are eating spicy or greasy foods, eating too fast, stress, drinking too much caffeine, and too much alcohol. Symptoms of dyspepsia are a feeling of heat or burning in the lower part of the breastbone, and an unpleasant feeling of fullness that comes on soon after you begin or finish a meal.