Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 571.0
Alcoholic fatty liver
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Adult Only Dx (15-124 years)

  • ICD-9-CM 571.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 571.0 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: 571.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K70.0 Alcoholic fatty liver
Approximate Synonyms
  • Alcoholic fatty liver disease
Clinical Information
  • Lipid infiltration and fatty degeneration of liver parenchymal cells due to alcohol abuse; may be associated with alcohol hepatitis or cirrhosis
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 571.0 is only applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 571.0:
  • Cirrhosis, cirrhotic 571.5
    • fatty 571.8
      • alcoholic 571.0
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • fatty (diffuse) (general) 272.8
      • liver 571.8
        • alcoholic 571.0
      • localized site - see Degeneration, by site, fatty
      • placenta - see Placenta, abnormal
  • Fatty - see also condition
    • liver 571.8
      • alcoholic 571.0
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 571.0 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.