Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 055.9
Measles without mention of complication
  • Short description: Measles uncomplicated.
  • ICD-9-CM 055.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 055.9 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).
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 055.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 055.9: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 055.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B05.9 Measles without complication
Approximate Synonyms
  • Measles
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 055.9:
  • Koplik's spots 055.9
  • Measles (black) (hemorrhagic) (suppressed) 055.9
    • specified complications NEC 055.79
    • vaccination, prophylactic (against) V04.2
  • Morbilli (see also Measles) 055.9
  • Rubeola (measles) (see also Measles) 055.9
    • meaning rubella (see also Rubella) 056.9
  • Spots, spotting
    • Koplik's 055.9
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