Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 285.29
Anemia of other chronic disease
  • Short description: Anemia-other chronic dis.
  • ICD-9-CM 285.29 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 285.29 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 285.29.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 285.29: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anemia of chronic disease
  • Anemia of chronic disorder
Applies To
  • Anemia in other chronic illness
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 285.29 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D63.8 Anemia in other chronic diseases classified elsewhere
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 285.29:
  • Anemia 285.9
    • in (due to) (with)
      • chronic illness NEC 285.29
      • chronic kidney disease 285.21
      • end-stage renal disease 285.21
      • neoplastic disease 285.22
    • of chronic
      • disease NEC 285.29
      • illness NEC 285.29
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