Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 359.81
Critical illness myopathy
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Critical illness myopthy.
  • ICD-9-CM 359.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 359.81 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 359.81.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 359.81: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 359.81 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G72.81 Critical illness myopathy
Approximate Synonyms
  • Myopathy, critical illness
Applies To
  • Acute necrotizing myopathy
  • Acute quadriplegic myopathy
  • Intensive care (ICU) myopathy
  • Myopathy of critical illness
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 359.81:
  • Myopathy 359.9
    • critical illness 359.81
    • intensive care (ICU) 359.81
    • necrotizing, acute 359.81
    • of critical illness 359.81
    • quadriplegic, acute 359.81
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