Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 282.44
Beta thalassemia
  • ICD-9-CM 282.44 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 282.44 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 282.44.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 282.44: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Beta plus thalassemia
  • beta Thalassemia
  • Beta thalassemia major
  • Beta zero thalassemia
  • beta^+^ Thalassemia
  • beta^0^ Thalassemia
  • Homozygous beta thalassemia
  • Thalassemia, beta
  • Thalassemia, beta plus
  • Thalassemia, beta zero
  • Thalassemia, beta, homozygous
282.44 Excludes
Applies To
  • Beta thalassemia major
  • Cooley's anemia
  • Homozygous beta thalassemia
  • Severe beta thalassemia
  • Thalassemia intermedia
  • Thalassemia major
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 282.44 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D56.1 Beta thalassemia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 282.44:
  • Anemia 285.9
    • Cooley's (erythroblastic) 282.44
    • erythroblastic
      • familial 282.44
      • fetus or newborn (see also Disease, hemolytic) 773.2
    • familial erythroblastic (microcytic) 282.44
  • Beta thalassemia (mixed) 282.44
    • major 282.44
  • Cooley's anemia (erythroblastic) 282.44
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Cooley's (erythroblastic anemia) 282.44
  • Thalassemia (disease) 282.40
    • beta (homozygous) (major) (severe) 282.44
    • intermedia 282.44
    • major 282.44
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