Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 596.3
Diverticulum of bladder
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 596.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 596.3 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: 596.3 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N32.3 Diverticulum of bladder
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bladder diverticulum
596.3 Excludes
  • that with calculus in diverticulum of bladder (594.0)
Applies To
  • Diverticulitis of bladder
  • Diverticulum (acquired) (false) of bladder
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 596.3:
  • Diverticula, diverticulosis, diverticulum (acute) (multiple) (perforated) (ruptured) 562.10
    • bladder (acquired) (sphincter) 596.3
    • vesical (urinary) 596.3
  • Diverticulitis (acute) (see also Diverticula) 562.11
    • bladder (urinary) 596.3
    • vesical (urinary) 596.3
  • Rupture, ruptured 553.9
    • diverticulum
      • bladder 596.3
      • intestine (large) (see also Diverticula) 562.10
  • Sacculation
    • bladder 596.3
    • vesical 596.3
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