Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 564.00
Constipation, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 564.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 564.00 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 564.00 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K59.00 Constipation, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Chronic constipation
  • Colonic constipation
  • Constipation
  • Constipation w overflow incontinence
  • Constipation with overflow incontinence
  • Constipation, chronic
  • Constipation, colonic
  • Dyschezia
  • Obstipation
  • Overflow incontinence due to constipation
  • Pain associated with defecation
  • Slow transit constipation
Clinical Information
  • Condition in which bowel movements are infrequent or incomplete
  • Constipation; irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels
  • Decrease in normal frequency of defecation accompanied by difficult or incomplete passage of stool and/or passage of excessively hard, dry stool
  • Other forms of abnormal feces or difficult passage of feces
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 564.00:
  • Constipation 564.00
    • drug induced
      • correct substance properly administered 564.09
      • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 977.9
        • specified drug - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • simple 564.00
  • Costiveness (see also Constipation) 564.00
  • Dyschezia (see also Constipation) 564.00
  • Obstipation (see also Constipation) 564.00
  • Retention, retained
    • fecal (see also Constipation) 564.00
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