Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 132.9
Pediculosis, unspecified
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Pediculosis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 132.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 132.9 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 132.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 132.9: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 132.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B85.2 Pediculosis, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Infestation by Pediculus
  • Lice
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 132.9:
  • Infestation 134.9
    • lice (see also infestation, pediculus) 132.9
    • louse (see also Infestation, pediculus) 132.9
  • Lice (infestation) 132.9
    • body (pediculus corporis) 132.1
    • head (pediculus capitis) 132.0
    • pubic (pediculus pubis) 132.2
  • Pediculosis (infestation) 132.9
    • capitis (head louse) (any site) 132.0
    • corporis (body louse) (any site) 132.1
    • pubis (pubic louse) (any site) 132.2
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