Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 021.8
Other specified tularemia
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Tularemia NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 021.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 021.8 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 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 021.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 021.8: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 021.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A21.7 Generalized tularemia
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A21.8 Other forms of tularemia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Generalized tularemia
Applies To
  • Tularemia:
    • generalized or disseminated
    • glandular
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 021.8:
  • Tularemia 021.9
    • disseminated 021.8
    • generalized 021.8
    • glandular 021.8
    • specified NEC 021.8
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