Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 022.9
Anthrax, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 022.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 022.9 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 022.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A22.9 Anthrax, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Anthrax
  • Anthrax infection
Clinical Information
  • Infectious bacterial zoonotic disease usually acquired by ingestion of bacillus anthracis; marked by hemorrhage and serous effusions in the organs and cavities and symptoms of extreme prostration
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 022.9:
  • Anthrax 022.9
    • specified manifestation NEC 022.8
  • Bacillus - see also Infection, bacillus
    • anthracis infection 022.9
  • Chabert's disease 022.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Chabert's 022.9
  • Fever 780.60
    • splenic (see also Anthrax) 022.9
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • anthrax (see also Anthrax) 022.9
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 022.9 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 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.