ICD 9 CM Codes

481 Pneumococcal pneumonia Streptococcus pneumoniae pneumonia
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  481    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM '481' 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.
481 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM J18.1 Lobar pneumonia, unspecified organism
481 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM J13 Pneumonia due to Streptococcus pneumoniae
icd9cmvol2 index entry
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to '.481.'
diplococcal, diplococcus (broncho-) (lobar)
Diplococcus (pneumoniae)
lobar (diplococcal) (disseminated) (double) (interstitial) (pneumococcal, any type)
pneumococcal (broncho) (lobar)
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Applies To
Lobar pneumonia, organism unspecified
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 481 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.