Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 517.1
Rheumatic pneumonia
  • ICD-9-CM 517.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 517.1 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).
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 517.1.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 517.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J17 Pneumonia in diseases classified elsewhere
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  • Code first underlying disease (390)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 517.1:
  • 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
    • rheumatic 390 [517.1]
  • Rheumatism, rheumatic (acute NEC) 729.0
    • pneumonia 390 [517.1]
    • pneumonitis 390 [517.1]
  • Wright's syndrome (hyperabduction) 447.8
    • pneumonia 390 [517.1]
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