Cerumen Impaction ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Impacted Cerumen

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 380.4

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 380.4.

Known As

Cerumen impaction is also known as bilat cerumen impaction, bilateral impacted cerumen, both sides cerumen impaction, cerumen (ear wax) impaction, cerumen impaction, left cerumen impaction, left impacted cerumen, right cerumen impaction, and right impacted cerumen. This applies to wax in ear.

Cerumen Impaction Definition and Symptoms

Cerumen impaction is when earwax blocks the ear canal and ear drum. Symptoms include partial hearing loss, itching in the ears, tinnitus (a ringing in the ears), a feeling of “fullness” in the ear, otalgia and pain in the ear.

Meningitis ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Meningitis, Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 322.9

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 322.9.

The Short Description Is: Meningitis NOS.

Known As

Meningitis is also known as arachnoiditis, arachnoiditis, spinal, benign multirecurrent endothelioleukocytal meningitis (disorder), meningitis, meningitis recurrent benign, pachymeningitis,
spinal arachnoiditis (disorder), ventriculitis, and ventriculitis of the brain (disorder).

Meningitis Definition and Symptoms

Meningitis is the inflammation of the meninges of the brain and spinal cord. Some common causes of meningitis are chemical irritation, subarachnoid hemorrhage, neoplastic conditions, and granulomatous conditions. Symptoms are severe headaches, stiff neck, and a abrupt fever.

Mild Cognitive Impairment ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Mild Cognitive Impairment, So Stated

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 331.83

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 331.83.

The Short Description Is: Mild cognitive impairemt.

Known As

Mild cognitive impairment is also known as mild cognitive impairment. This excludes altered mental status (780.97), cerebral degeneration (331.0-331.9), change in mental status (780.97), cognitive deficits following (late effects of) cerebral hemorrhage or infarction (438.0), cognitive impairment due to intracranial or head injury (850-854, 959.01), cognitive impairment due to late effect of intracranial injury (907.0), cognitive impairment due to skull fracture (800-801, 803-804), demetia (290.0-290.43, 294.20-294.21), mild memory distubrance (310.89), neurologic neglect syndrome (781.8), and personality change non psychotic (310.1).

Mild Cognitive Impairment Definition and Symptoms

Mild cognitive impairment is typically an age related problem where mild cognitive changes take place. These changes are mild enough not to interfere with daily life or function but severe enough to be noticed by the person and/or the people around them. Some of the usual symptoms of mild cognitive impairment include forgetfulness, becoming more impulsive, poor judgement, losing your train of thought easily, having trouble navigating familiar environments, depression, anger, and aggression.

Cerebral Palsy ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Infantile Cerebral Palsy, Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 343.9

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 343.9.

The Short Description Is: Cerebral palsy NOS.

Known As

Cerebral palsy is also known as ataxic cerebral palsy (disorder), atonic cerebral palsy (disorder), cerebral palsy, cerebral palsy (CP), cerebral palsy (CP) ataxic, cerebral palsy (CP) atonic, cerebral palsy (CP) dystonic, cerebral palsy (CP) hypotonic, cerebral palsy (CP) infantile spastic, cerebral palsy (CP) less than 18 years old, cerebral palsy (CP) neuromuscular, cerebral palsy under eighteen years old (disorder), cerebral palsy < 18 yo, cerebral palsy ataxic, cerebral palsy atonic, cerebral palsy dystonic, cerebral palsy hypotonic, cerebral palsy infantile, cerebral palsy infantile spastic, cerebral palsy neuromuscular, dystonic/rigid cerebral palsy (disorder), hypotonic cerebral palsy (disorder), infantile brain palsy, infantile cerebral palsy (disorder), infantile spastic cerebral palsy (disorder), and neuromuscular cerebral palsy (disorder).

Cerebral Palsy Definition and Symptoms

Cerebral palsy is multiple disorders that involve the brain and nervous system. Cerebral palsy is detected very early in life because of infants not reaching milestones, or having abnormal movement qualities. Symptoms of cerebral palsy include slow movements, delays in motor skills, excessive drooling, problems with swallowing, difficulty sucking, delays in speech, spastic movements, abnormal pain perceptions, oral diseases, and difficulty with vision or hearing.

Blurred Vision ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Other Specified Visual Disturbances

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 368.8

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 368.8.

The Short Description Is: Visual disturbances NEC.

Known As

Blurred vision is also known as accommodation phosphene, afterimage, blurred disc margin, blurred vision, blurring of visual image, conjugated visual deviation, curtain across vision, delayed visual maturation, fading of visual image, glare, hazy vision, impaired contrast sensitivity, impaired visual contrast sensitivity, impairment level of vision, increased vision, interference with vision, lower-order aberration of vision, lower-order wavefront aberration, misjudges distances, monofoveal binocular single vision, negative dysphotopsia, optical axis deviation become binocular, palinopsia, patterns appear interesting, phosphene, positive dysphotopsia, problem of visual accommodation, quadrafoil wavefront aberration, reduced visual acuity, secondary astigmatism, sees rays, sees sparks, simultaneous perception, staring at diffuse light source, temporal crescent syndrome, unilateral visual field constriction, visual acuity less than .05 or visual field than 10 degrees but better than 4, visual acuity less than .1 or visual field less than 20 degrees, but better than 3, visual acuity less than .3 but better than 2, visual acuity perception of light- accurate projection, visual acuity reduced, visual acuity no light perception, visual images fades and reappears, and visual image lingers. This applies to blurred vision NOS.

Blurred Vision Definition and Symptoms

Blurred vision is when a persons vision becomes less sharp than usual and they become unable to see fine details. Some of the most common causes of blurred vision are refractive eye conditions, myopia, migraines, cataracts, and dirty or damaged contact lenses. Symptoms that can be associated with blurred vision include sensitivity to light, tunnel vision, bloodshot eyes, itchy eyes, loss of central vision, discharge from the eye, eye pain, spots in vision, and loss of peripheral vision.

Peripheral Neuropathy ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Other Specified Idiopathic Peripheral Neuropathy

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 356.8

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 356.8.

The Short Description Is: Idio periph neurpthy NEC.

Known As

Peripheral neuropathy is also known as axonal sensorimotor neuropathy, chronic idiopathic ataxic neuropathy, demyelinating sensorimotor neuropathy, disease related peripheral neuropathy, idiopathic chronic neuropathy, mixed sensory-motor polyneuropathy, neuropathy (nerve damage) peripheral axonal nerve, neuropathy peripheral axonal nerve, paralysis, supranuclear, peripheral axonal neuropathy, peripheral neuropathy, axonal nerve, strachan’s syndrome, supranuclear gaze palsy, and supranuclear paralysis. This applies to supranuclear paralysis.

Peripheral Neuropathy Definition and Symptoms

Peripheral neuropathy is when one or more of the peripheral nerves in the spinal cord do not work properly or are damaged. Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy include extreme sensitivity to touch, a lack of coordination, muscle weakness if the motor nerves are affected, digestive and bladder problems if the autonomic nerves are affected, skin changes, a burning pain, heat intolerance, numbness and tingling that gradually gets worse in the feet or hands, and hair and nail changes.

Encephalopathy ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Encephalopathy, Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 348.30

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 348.30.

The Short Description Is: Encephalopathy NOS.

Known As

Encephalopathy is also known as disorder of brain, encephalopathy, encephalopathy associated with AIDS, human immunodefiency virus encephalopathy, hypoglycemic encephalopathy, photomyoclonus diabetes mellitus deafness nephropathy and cerebral dysfunction, and sepsis-associated encephalopathy.

Encephalopathy Definition and Symptoms

Encephalopathy is a general medical term meaning brain disease, damage, or malfunction. Causes of encephalopathy vary vastly but include anoxia, infections, drugs, and trauma. Symptoms of encephalopathy include but are not limited to dementia, personality changes, seizures, coma, and death.

Tremors ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Essential and Other Specified Forms of Tremor

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 333.1

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 333.1.

The Short Description Is: Tremor NEC.

Known As

Tremors are also known as benign essential tremor, benign familial tremor, darkness tremor, dystonic tremor, early onset cerebellar ataxia with essential tremor, essential tremor, intention tremor, intentional tremor, isolated facial tremor, isolated head tremor, isolated vocal tremor, medication-induced postural tremor, metallic tremor, on examination – intention tremor, on examination – tremor of tongue, on examination – tremor outstretched hands, palatal tremor, physiological tremor (finding), progressive cerebellar tremor, resting tremor, saturnine tremor, static tremor (finding), toxic tremor, tremor due to orthostatic hypotension, tremor of palate (finding), tremor opiophagorum, tremor drug or toxin induced, tremor due to orthostatic hypotension, tremor dystonic, tremor dystonic tremor, tremor essential, tremor intentional, tremor medication induced postural, tremor palatal, tremor physiologic, tremor postural, and
tremor rest.

Tremors Definition and Symptoms

Tremors are a nervous system disorder which causes an involuntary, rhythmic shaking in the body. This is usually in the hands or arms but can affect any part of the body. Symptoms include an involuntary shaking that may begin gradually, worsen with movement, or is aggravated by emotional distress, caffeine, or fatigue.

Paraplegia ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Paraplegia

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 344.1

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 344.1.

The Short Description Is: Paraplegia NOS.

Known As

Paraplegia is also known as complete paraplegia (disorder), human T-cell lymphotropic virus (HTLV) 1-associated myelopathy-tropical spastic paraparesis (disorder), incomplete paraplegia (disorder), paraparesis, paraparesis or paraplegia as late effect of stroke (disorder), paraparesis w paraplegia, late effect of stroke, paraparesis with paraplegia due to stroke, paraplegia (complete or partial paralysis of legs), paraplegia (paralysis of legs) with neurogenic bladder, paraplegia (paralysis of legs) complete, paraplegia (paralysis of legs) incomplete, paraplegia w neurogenic bladder, paraplegia with neurogenic bladder (disorder), paraplegia complete, paraplegia incomplete, and spastic paraplegia tropical.

Paraplegia Definition and Symptoms

Paraplegia is paralysis of the lower half of the body. This is typically caused because of spinal cord injuries. Symptoms may include loss of all motor and sensory functions below the mid chest region, full dependence of a wheel chair, and having to use a stoma or catheter.

Ptosis ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Ptosis of Eyelid, Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 374.30

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 374.30.

The Short Description Is: Ptosis of eyelid NOS.

Known As

Ptosis is also known as acquired eyelid ptosis, acquired ptosis of eyelid, bilat eyelid ptosis, bilateral ptosis of eyelids, brow ptosis, eyelid ptosis, eyelid ptosis both eyes, eyelid ptosis postop condition, L eyelid ptosis, left eyelid ptosis, left ptosis of eyelid, postoperative ptosis of eyelid, ptosis (droop) brow, ptosis (droop) eyelid, ptosis brow, ptosis eyelid, ptosis of eyebrow, ptosis of eyelid, R eyelid ptosis, right eyelid ptosis, and right ptosis of eyelid.

Ptosis Definition and Symptoms

Ptosis is the medical term for drooping eyelid. This can be caused by injury, disease, or paralysis. Symptoms include the visible drooping of the upper eyelid, frequent eyebrow raising, and head tilting.