Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 715.09
Osteoarthrosis, generalized, multiple sites
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: General osteoarthrosis.
  • ICD-9-CM 715.09 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 715.09 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Degenerative joint disease involving multiple joints
  • Generalized osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis, generalized
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 715.09 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M15.0 Primary generalized (osteo)arthritis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 715.09:
  • Arthritis, arthritic (acute) (chronic) (subacute) 716.9
    • degenerative (see also Osteoarthrosis) 715.9
      • idiopathic 715.09
      • polyarticular 715.09
      • spine 721.90
  • Arthrosis (deformans) (degenerative) (see also Osteoarthrosis) 715.9
    • polyarticular 715.09
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • joint disease (see also Osteoarthrosis) 715.9
      • multiple sites 715.09
      • spine (see also Spondylosis) 721.90
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
  • Osteoarthrosis (degenerative) (hypertrophic) (rheumatoid) 715.9
    • generalized 715.09
    • polyarticular 715.09
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 715.09 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.