Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 461.2
Acute ethmoidal sinusitis
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Ac ethmoidal sinusitis.
  • ICD-9-CM 461.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 461.2 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 461.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 461.2: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 461.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J01.20 Acute ethmoidal sinusitis, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute ethmoid sinusitis
  • Recurrent acute ethmoid sinusitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 461.2:
  • Sinusitis (accessory) (nasal) (hyperplastic) (nonpurulent) (purulent) (chronic) 473.9
    • ethmoidal 473.2
      • acute 461.2
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