ICD 9 CM Codes

079.59 Other specified retrovirus
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  079.59    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM '079.59' will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
GEMS
079.59 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM B33.3 Retrovirus infections, not elsewhere classified
GEMS
079.59 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM B97.39 Other retrovirus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
icd9cmvol2 index entry
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to '.079.59.'
specified NEC
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 079.59 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.