ICD-10-CM Code K83
Other diseases of biliary tract
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code K83 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of K83 that describes the diagnosis 'other diseases of biliary tract' in more detail.
- K83 Other diseases of biliary tract NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for K83 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."
- Postcholecystectomy syndrome - instead, use code K91.5
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Conditions involving the gallbladder - instead, use Section K81-K82
- Conditions involving the cystic duct - instead, use Section K81-K82
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K83 - Other diseases of biliary tract'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K83. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.