Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 062.5
California virus encephalitis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: California encephalitis.
  • ICD-9-CM 062.5 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 062.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • La Crosse encephalitis
  • La crosse virus encephalitis
Applies To
  • Encephalitis:
    • California
    • La Crosse
    • Tahyna fever
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 062.5 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A83.5 California encephalitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 062.5:
  • California
    • encephalitis 062.5
  • Encephalitis (bacterial) (chronic) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (nonepidemic) (spurious) (subacute) 323.9
    • California (virus) 062.5
    • La Crosse 062.5
  • Fever 780.60
    • Tahyna 062.5
  • Tahyna fever 062.5
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