Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 036.40
Meningococcal carditis, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 036.40 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 036.40 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: 036.40 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A39.50 Meningococcal carditis, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Meningococcal carditis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 036.40:
  • Carditis (acute) (bacterial) (chronic) (subacute) 429.89
    • meningococcal 036.40
  • Meningococcus, meningococcal (see also condition) 036.9
    • carditis 036.40
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