Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 518.2
Compensatory emphysema
  • ICD-9-CM 518.2 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 518.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 518.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 518.2: 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 518.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J98.3 Compensatory emphysema
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 518.2:
  • Emphysema (atrophic) (centriacinar) (centrilobular) (chronic) (diffuse) (essential) (hypertrophic) (interlobular) (lung) (obstructive) (panlobular) (paracicatricial) (paracinar) (postural) (pulmonary) (senile) (subpleural) (traction) (unilateral) (unilobular) (vesicular) 492.8
    • compensatory 518.2
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