ICD-10-CM Code K65.2
Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K65.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code K65 is used to code Peritonitis
Peritonitis is an inflammation of the peritoneum, the thin tissue that lines the inner wall of the abdomen and covers most of the abdominal organs. Peritonitis may be localized or generalized, and may result from infection (often due to rupture of a hollow abdominal organ as may occur in abdominal trauma or inflamed appendix) or from a non-infectious process.
|ICD 9 Code:||567|
Coding Notes for K65.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Bacterial peritonitis NOS - instead, use code K65.9
- DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with MCC.
- DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with CC.
- DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections without CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K65.2 - Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 567.23 was previously used, K65.2 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.