Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 098.15
Gonococcal cervicitis (acute)
  • Billable Code
  • Female Only Dx
  • Short description: Gc cervicitis (acute).
  • ICD-9-CM 098.15 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 098.15 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute gonococcal cervicitis
  • Gonococcal cervicitis
  • Gonorrhea, cervicitis
Applies To
  • Gonorrhea (acute) of cervix
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 098.15 is only applicable to female patients.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 098.15 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A54.03 Gonococcal cervicitis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 098.15:
  • Cervicitis (acute) (chronic) (nonvenereal) (subacute) (with erosion or ectropion) 616.0
    • gonococcal (acute) 098.15
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or more 098.35
  • Endocervicitis (see also Cervicitis) 616.0
    • gonorrheal (acute) 098.15
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.35
  • Gonorrhea 098.0
    • cervix (acute) 098.15
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.35
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