Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 516.36
Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia
  • Short description: Cryptogenic organiz pneu.
  • ICD-9-CM 516.36 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 516.36 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).
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 516.36: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 516.36 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J84.116 Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia
  • Cryptogenic organizing pneumoni
  • Idiopathic bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia
516.36 Excludes
  • organizing pneumonia NOS, or due to known underlying cause (516.8)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 516.36:
  • Pneumonia (acute) (Alpenstich) (benign) (bilateral) (brain) (cerebral) (circumscribed) (congestive) (creeping) (delayed resolution) (double) (epidemic) (fever) (flash) (fulminant) (fungoid) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (incipient) (infantile) (infectious) (infiltration) (insular) (intermittent) (latent) (lobe) (migratory) (newborn) (organized) (overwhelming) (primary) (progressive) (pseudolobar) (purulent) (resolved) (secondary) (senile) (septic) (suppurative) (terminal) (true) (unresolved) (vesicular) 486
    • cryptogenic organizing 516.36
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