Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 530.81
Esophageal reflux
  • ICD-9-CM 530.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 530.81 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 530.81.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 530.81: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 530.81 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K21.9 Gastro-esophageal reflux disease without esophagitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Esophageal reflux finding
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (heartburn)
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease co-occurrent and due to diaphragmatic hernia
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease co-occurrent and due to paraesophageal hernia
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease with diaphragmatic hernia
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease with hiatal hernia
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease with paraesophageal hernia
  • Gastroesophageal reflux in child
  • Gastroesophageal reflux in children
  • Gerd
  • GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease) (heartburn)
  • GERD w diaphragmatic hernia
  • GERD w hiatal hernia
  • GERD w paraesophageal hernia
  • Hiatal hernia with gastroesophageal reflux disease (disorder)
  • Laryngitis due to gastroesophageal reflux
  • Laryngopharyngeal reflux
  • Neonatal esophageal reflux
  • Neonatal gastroesophageal reflux
  • Reflux laryngitis
  • Sandifer syndrome
530.81 Excludes
Applies To
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 530.81:
  • Cardiochalasia 530.81
  • Chalasia (cardiac sphincter) 530.81
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) 530.81
  • GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) 530.81
  • Reflux 530.81
    • acid 530.81
    • esophageal 530.81
    • gastroesophageal 530.81
    • mitral - see Insufficiency, mitral
    • ureteral - see Reflux, vesicoureteral
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