Billable Medical Code for Allergic Rhinitis, Cause Unspecified
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 477.9
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 477.9.
The Short Description Is: Allergic rhinitis NOS.
Seasonal allergies is also known as allergic rhinitis, allergic rhinitis (nose congestion), allergic rhinitis (nose congestion) seasonal, allergic rhinitis perennial, perennial allergic rhinitis, seasonal allergic rhinitis, upper respiratory tract allergy, and vasomotor rhinitis.
Seasonal Allergies Definition and Symptoms
Seasonal allergies are defined as allergic rhinitis that occurs during a specific season. Symptoms include sneezing, itchy nose/throat, nasal congestion, clear, runny nose, and coughing.