Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 315.2
Other specific developmental learning difficulties
  • Short description: Oth learning difficulty.
  • ICD-9-CM 315.2 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 315.2 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 315.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 315.2: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Basic learning problem in writing
  • Developmental academic disorder
  • Developmental disorder, expressive writing
  • Developmental expressive writing disorder
  • Difficulty solving problems
  • Difficulty writing
  • Disturbance of cognitive learning
  • Impaired ability to learn new material
  • Information conversion problem
  • Learning difficulties
  • Slow learner
315.2 Excludes
Applies To
  • Disorder of written expression
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 315.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F81.81 Disorder of written expression
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F81.89 Other developmental disorders of scholastic skills
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 315.2:
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