Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 036.42
Meningococcal endocarditis
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Meningococc endocarditis.
  • ICD-9-CM 036.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 036.42 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 036.42.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 036.42: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 036.42 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A39.51 Meningococcal endocarditis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 036.42:
  • Endocarditis (chronic) (indeterminate) (interstitial) (marantic) (nonbacterial thrombotic) (residual) (sclerotic) (sclerous) (senile) (valvular) 424.90
    • meningococcal 036.42
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
  • Meningococcus, meningococcal (see also condition) 036.9
    • endocarditis 036.42
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