Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 567.81
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 567.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 567.81 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: 567.81 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K65.3 Choleperitonitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bile peritonitis
  • Peritonitis due to bile leak after cholecystectomy
  • Peritonitis due to postcholecystectomy bile leak
  • Peritonitis, bile
  • Postcholecystectomy bile peritonitis
Applies To
  • Peritonitis due to bile
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 567.81:
  • Choleperitoneum, choleperitonitis (see also Disease, gallbladder) 567.81
  • Peritonitis (acute) (adhesive) (fibrinous) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (localized) (perforative) (primary) (with adhesions) (with effusion) 567.9
    • bile, biliary 567.81
    • due to
      • bile 567.81
      • foreign
        • body or object accidentally left during a procedure (instrument) (sponge) (swab) 998.4
        • substance accidentally left during a procedure (chemical) (powder) (talc) 998.7
      • talc 998.7
      • urine 567.89
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 567.81 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.