ICD 9 CM Codes

398.91 Rheumatic heart failure (congestive)
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  398.91    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM '398.91' 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
398.91 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM I09.81 Rheumatic heart failure
icd9cmvol2 index entry
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to '.398.91.'
failure (chronic) (congestive) (inactive)
failure (congestive) (conditions classifiable to 428.0, 428.9)
inactive or quiescent (with chorea)
left ventricular failure (conditions classifiable to 428.1)
rheumatic (chronic) (congestive) (inactive)
rheumatic (chronic) (inactive) (with chorea)
Applies To
Rheumatic left ventricular failure
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 398.91 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.