Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 519.01
Infection of tracheostomy
  • Short description: Tracheostomy infection.
  • ICD-9-CM 519.01 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 519.01 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: 519.01 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J95.02 Infection of tracheostomy stoma
Approximate Synonyms
  • Infection of tracheostomy stoma
  • Tracheostomy infection
  • Tracheostomy sepsis
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify type of infection, such as:
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 519.01:
  • Tracheostomy
    • infection 519.01
    • sepsis 519.01
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