Cholecystitis K81

  • K81 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM K81 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K81 - other international versions of ICD-10 K81 may differ.
Use Additional:
  • code if applicable for associated gangrene of gallbladder (K82.A1), or perforation of gallbladder (K82.A2)
Type 1 Excludes:
  • cholecystitis with cholelithiasis (K80.-)

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.