Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 052.9
Varicella without complication
  • Short description: Varicella uncomplicated.
  • ICD-9-CM 052.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 052.9 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: 052.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B01.9 Varicella without complication
Approximate Synonyms
  • Varicella
Applies To
  • Chickenpox NOS
  • Varicella NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 052.9:
  • Chickenpox (see also Varicella) 052.9
    • vaccination and inoculation (prophylactic) V05.4
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • varicella 052.9
  • Varicella 052.9
    • vaccination and inoculation (against) (prophylactic) V05.4
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