Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 134.8
Other specified infestations
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Infestation NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 134.8 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 134.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 134.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B88.8 Other specified infestations
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 134.8:
  • Infestation 134.9
    • specified type NEC 134.8
  • Ixodes 134.8
  • Ixodiasis 134.8
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 134.8 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.