Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 996.56
Mechanical complication due to peritoneal dialysis catheter
  • Short description: Comp-periton dialys cath.
  • ICD-9-CM 996.56 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 996.56 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 996.56 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T85.691A Other mechanical complication of intraperitoneal dialysis catheter, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Disorder of peritoneal dialysis catheter
  • Malposition of peritoneal dialysis catheter
  • Mechanical complication of peritoneal dialysis catheter
  • Peritoneal dialysis catheter complication
  • Peritoneal dialysis catheter leakage
  • Peritoneal dialysis catheter malfunction
  • Peritoneal dialysis catheter malposition
996.56 Excludes
  • mechancial complication of arteriovenous dialysis catheter (996.1)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 996.56:
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