Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 440.8
Atherosclerosis of other specified arteries
  • Short description: Atherosclerosis NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 440.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 440.8 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 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 440.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 440.8: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 440.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I70.8 Atherosclerosis of other arteries
440.8 Excludes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 440.8:
  • Arteriosclerosis, arteriosclerotic (artery) (deformans) (diffuse) (disease) (endarteritis) (general) (obliterans) (obliterative) (occlusive) (senile) (with calcification) 440.9
    • iliac 440.8
    • specified artery NEC 440.8
      • with gangrene 440.8 [785.4]
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