Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 530.81
Esophageal reflux
  • ICD-9-CM 530.81 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.
  • ICD-9-CM 530.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 530.81.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 530.81: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (heartburn)
  • Gerd
  • GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease) (heartburn)
  • Laryngitis due to gastroesophageal reflux
  • Reflux laryngitis
  • Sandifer syndrome
530.81 Excludes
Applies To
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 530.81 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K21.9 Gastro-esophageal reflux disease without esophagitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 530.81:
  • Cardiochalasia 530.81
  • Chalasia (cardiac sphincter) 530.81
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) 530.81
  • GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) 530.81
  • Reflux 530.81
    • acid 530.81
    • esophageal 530.81
    • gastroesophageal 530.81
    • mitral - see Insufficiency, mitral
    • ureteral - see Reflux, vesicoureteral
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