Confusion ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Reactive Confusion

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 298.2

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 298.2.

Known As

Confusion is also known as confusion reactive. This excludes acute confusional state (293.0). This applies to psychogenic confusion and psychogenic twilight state.

Confusion Definition and Symptoms

Confusion is an inability to think clearly or as quickly as normal. There are many causes of confusion, some of the most common are, brain tumor, alcohol intoxication, concussion, fever, stroke, medications, low blow sugar, drug use, seizures, infections, and head trauma.

Chronic Pain Syndrome ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Chronic Pain

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 338.2

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 338.2.

This excludes causalgia (355.9), lower limb (355.71), upper limb (354.4), chronic pain syndrome (338.4), myofascial pain syndrome (729.1), neoplasm related chronic pain (338.3), and reflex sympathetic dystrophy (337.20-337.29).

Chronic Pain Syndrome Definition and Symptoms

Chronic pain syndrome is a very common problem and is characterized by persistent pain in one or more parts of the body with no clear cause. Symptoms may include mild to severe pain that will not go away, soreness, tightness, fatigue, changes in mood, shooting pain, and depression.

Insomnia ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Persistent Disorder of Initiating or Maintaining Sleep

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 307.42

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 307.42.

The Short Description Is: Persistent insomnia.

Known As

Insomnia is also known as idiopathic insomnia, initial insomnia, initial mood insomnia, insomnia idiopathic, insomnia paradoxical, insomnia persistent, insomnia primary, insomnia psychophysiologic, limit-setting sleep disorder, middle insomnia, middle mood insomnia, mood insomnia, non-organic persistent disorder in initiating or maintaining sleep, paradoxical insomnia, persistent insomnia, primary hyposomnia, primary insomnia, psychophysiologic insomnia, sleep disorder, sleep disorder initiating or maintaining, persistent nonorganic, sleep disorder limit setting, sleep disorder sleep onset association, and sleep state misperception. This applies to hyposomnia insomnia or sleeplessness associated with: anxiety, conditioned arousal, depression (major) (minor), psychosis, idiopathic insomnia, paradoxical insomnia, primary insomnia, and psychophysiological insomnia.

Insomnia Definition and Symptoms

Insomnia is a sleep disorder that makes it persistently difficult to either fall asleep or stay asleep, no matter how tired a person may be. Common causes include stress, medications, medical conditions, anxiety, and depression. Symptoms may be difficulty falling asleep, exhausting sleep, waking up to early, day time drowsiness, trouble staying asleep, and irritability.

Colitis ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Colitis, Enteritis, and Gastroenteritis of Presumed Infectious Origin

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 009.1

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 009.1.

The Short Description Is: Enteritis of infect orig.

Known As

Colitis is also known as enteropathic arthritis of foot, enteropathic arthritis of L ankle, enteropathic arthritis of left ankle, enteropathic arthritis of R ankle, and enteropathic arthritis of right ankle. This excludes colitis NOS (558.9), enteritis NOS (558.9), and gastroenteritis NOS (558.9).

Colitis Definition and Symptoms

Colitis is when the lining of the colon becomes inflamed. The most common causes of colitis are infection, loss of blood supply to colon, and IBS. Symptoms may be diarrhea, blood in the stool, abdominal pain, and bloating.

Macrocephaly ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Anomalies of Skull and Face Bones

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 756.0

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 756.0.

The Short Description Is: Anomal skull/face bones.

Known As

Macrocephaly is also known as absence of skull bone, absence cranial bone, forehead deformity congenital, goldenhar syndrome, hypertelorism, invagination of basilar skull, late closure of anterior fontanel, macrocephaly, macrocephaly relative, mandibulofacial dysostosis, micrognathia-glossoptosis, skull anomaly, and treacher collins syndrome.

Macrocephaly Definition and Symptoms

Macrocephaly is an inherited condition where a child is born with a larger than normal head circumference. Some of the issues that can cause this are brain tumors, hurler syndrome, canavan disease, and chronic hematomas. However it is usually a sign of head or brain problems, macrocephaly can be no cause of concern.

Sore Throat ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Streptococcal sore throat

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 034.0

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 034.0.

The Short Description Is: Strep sore throat.

Known As

Sore throat is also known as acute streptococcal tonsillitis, recurrent acute streptococcal tonsillitis, and streptococcal pharyngitis. This applies to septic: angina, sore throat, streptococcal: angina, laryngitis, pharyngitis, and tonsillitis.

Sore Throat Definition and Symptoms

Strep throat is a bacterial infection of the throat and tonsils that is caused by the streptococcal bacteria. Strep throat is highly contagious and can be passed through the air. The signs and symptoms of strep throat are a sudden severe sore throat, painful swallowing, a fever of over 101 degrees, swollen tonsils, swollen lymph nodes, and puss on the back of the throat.

Amputation ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Below Knee Amputation Status

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM V49.75

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM V49.75.

The Short Description Is: Status amput below knee.

Known As

Amputation is also known as history of amputation below knee, history of amputation of both legs below the knee, history of amputation of left leg below the knee, history of amputation of left leg through tibia and fibula, history of amputation of leg through tibia and fibula, history of amputation of right leg below the knee, history of amputation of right leg through tibia and fibula, history of bilateral below knee amputation, history of left through knee amputation, history of of left through knee amputation, history of of right through knee amputation, history of right through knee amputation, HX of amputation below knee, Hx of bilat below knee amputation, Hx of left below knee amputation, Hx of left through knee amputation, Hx of right below knee amputation, and Hx of right through knee amputation.

Amputation Definition and Symptoms

Amputation is the surgical removal of a body extremity due to trauma, infection, or disease. This is used to stop the spread of disease, control pain, and prevent further infection.

Shoulder Pain ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Shoulder And Upper Arm Injury

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 959.2

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 959.2.

The Short Description Is: Shldr/upper arm inj NOS.

Known As

Shoulder pain is also known as clavicle injury, compartment syndrome of upper arm, compartment syndrome of upper limb, foreign body left in shoulder, injury of axilla, injury of humerus,
injury of multiple muscles and tendons at shoulder and upper arm level, injury of scapular region, injury of shoulder region, injury of superior glenoid labrum of shoulder joint, injury of upper arm, injury of upper extremity, injury shoulder or upper arm, injury to shoulder or upper arm, massive multi tissue damage upper arm, metal foreign body in axilla, metal foreign body in shoulder, metal foreign body in upper arm, metal foreign body in upper limb, pellet wound of axilla, pellet wound of shoulder, pellet wound of upper arm, and pellet wound of upper limb. This applies to axilla and scapular region.

Shoulder Pain Definition and Symptoms

Shoulder pain is any form of pain that originates or arises from the shoulders. Common causes of shoulder pain are overexertion, overuse, bone fractures, frozen shoulder, dislocation, and joint instability.

Prophylaxis ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Need for Prophylactic Vaccination and Inoculation Against Unspecified Single Disease

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM V05.9

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM V05.9.

The Short Description Is: Vaccin for singl dis NOS.

Prophylaxis Definition and Symptoms

Prophylaxis is any measure taken to prevent an illness or disease before it occurs. The two main types of prophylaxis are primary and secondary. Vaccinations would be considered a primary prophylaxis. Secondary prophylaxis is any measure taken after exposure to an illness or disease.

Diarrhea ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Diarrhea

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 787.91

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 787.91.

Known As

Diarrhea is also known as chronic diarrhea, colon spasm w diarrhea, diarrhea chronic, diarrhea noninfectious, diarrhea protracted, irritable bowel syndrome w diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea, nausea vomiting and diarrhea, noninfectious diarrhea, non-infective diarrhea, and protracted diarrhea. This applies to diarrhea NOS.

Diarrhea Definition and Symptoms

Diarrhea is loose, watery stools that occur more frequent that normal. Other symptoms that may accompany diarrhea are abdominal cramps and a greater volume of stool. Common causes include atacids, E. coli, food poisoning, fructose intolerance, norovirus infection, staph infections, stomach surgery, blood pressure medication, whipple’s disease, hyperthyroidism, and crohn’s cancer.