Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 749.25
Other combinations of cleft palate with cleft lip
  • Short description: Cleft palate & lip NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 749.25 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 749.25 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).
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 749.25.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 749.25: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 749.25 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q37.9 Unspecified cleft palate with unilateral cleft lip
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cleft palate w bilat cleft lip
  • Cleft palate with bilateral cleft lip
  • Cleft palate with cleft lip
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 749.25:
  • Cleft (congenital) - see also Imperfect, closure
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