Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 516.32
Idiopathic non-specific interstitial pneumonitis
  • Short description: Idio non-spec inter pneu.
  • ICD-9-CM 516.32 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 516.32 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 516.32.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 516.32: 2013 2014.
516.32 Excludes
  • non-specific interstitial pneumonia NOS, or due to known underlying cause (516.8)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 516.32 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J84.113 Idiopathic non-specific interstitial pneumonitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 516.32:
  • Pneumonitis (acute) (primary) (see also Pneumonia) 486
    • interstitial (chronic) (see also Fibrosis, lung) 515
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