Billable Medical Code for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 564.1
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 564.1.
IBS is also known as colon spasm, colon spasm w diarrhea, colonospasm, irritable bowel syndrome w diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea, and irritable colon. This applies to irritable colon and spastic colon.
IBS ICD 9 Code Definition and Symptoms
IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, is a disorder that affects the colon. IBS is a very common disorder that can typically be controlled by diet. Symptoms include a bloated feeling, diarrhea/constipation, mucus in the stool, abdominal pain, cramping, gas, and hemorrhoids.