Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 919.5
Insect bite, nonvenomous, of other, multiple, and unspecified sites, infected
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Insect bite NEC-infected.
  • ICD-9-CM 919.5 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 919.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
919.5 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T07 Unspecified multiple injuries
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L08.89 Other specified local infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
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