Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 055.8
Measles with unspecified complication
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Measles complication NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 055.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 055.8 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 055.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 055.8: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 055.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B05.89 Other measles complications
Approximate Synonyms
  • Measles w complication
  • Measles w intestinal complication
  • Measles with complication
  • Measles with intestinal complication
  • Measles with intestinal complications
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 055.8:
  • Measles (black) (hemorrhagic) (suppressed) 055.9
    • complication 055.8
  • Postmeasles - see also condition
    • complication 055.8
  • Rubeola (measles) (see also Measles) 055.9
    • complicated 055.8
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