ICD 9 CM Codes

576.1 Cholangitis
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  576.1    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM '576.1' will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
GEMS
576.1 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM K83.0 Cholangitis
icd9cmvol2 index entry
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to '.576.1.'
Angiocholitis (see also Cholecystitis, acute)
bile duct
bile duct or passage
Cholangiolitis (acute) (chronic) (extrahepatic) (gangrenous)
Cholangitis (acute) (ascending) (catarrhal) (chronic) (infective) (malignant) (primary) (recurrent) (sclerosing) (secondary) (stenosing) (suppurative)
Choledochitis (suppurative)
common duct
Applies To
Cholangitis:
NOS
acute
ascending
chronic
primary
recurrent
sclerosing
secondary
stenosing
suppurative
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 576.1 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.