Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 480.8
Pneumonia due to other virus not elsewhere classified
  • Short description: VIRAL PNEUMONIA NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 480.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 480.8 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 480.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J12.89 Other viral pneumonia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bronchopneumonia due to Human metapneumovirus
  • Hantanvirus pulmonary syndrome
  • Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome
  • Human metapneumovirus bronchopneumonia
  • Human metapneumovirus pneumonia
  • Mononuclear interstitial pneumonia
  • Pneumonia due to Human metapneumovirus
480.8 Excludes
  • congenital rubella pneumonitis (771.0)
  • influenza with pneumonia, any form (487.0)
  • pneumonia complicating viral diseases classified elsewhere (484.1-484.8)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 480.8:
  • Pneumonia (acute) (Alpenstich) (benign) (bilateral) (brain) (cerebral) (circumscribed) (congestive) (creeping) (delayed resolution) (double) (epidemic) (fever) (flash) (fulminant) (fungoid) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (incipient) (infantile) (infectious) (infiltration) (insular) (intermittent) (latent) (lobe) (migratory) (newborn) (organized) (overwhelming) (primary) (progressive) (pseudolobar) (purulent) (resolved) (secondary) (senile) (septic) (suppurative) (terminal) (true) (unresolved) (vesicular) 486
    • specified
    • viral, virus (broncho) (interstitial) (lobar) 480.9
      • with influenza, flu, or grippe 487.0
      • adenoviral 480.0
      • parainfluenza 480.2
      • respiratory syncytial 480.1
      • SARS-associated coronavirus 480.3
      • specified type NEC 480.8
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