ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 18, 2017

See: Peritonitis

  ICD-10 Code for Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis K65.2

K65.2 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K65.2 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K65-K68 Diseases of peritoneum and retroperitoneum (K65-K68)
Category K65 Peritonitis

• See below for any additional coding requirements that may be necessary.

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
  • bacterial peritonitis NOS (K65.9)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis”

  • Peritonitis(adhesive) (bacterial) (fibrinous) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (localized) (perforative) (primary) (with adhesions) (with effusion) - K65.9
    • spontaneous bacterial - K65.2
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K65.2 Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.