Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 053.0
Herpes zoster with meningitis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 053.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 053.0 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: 053.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B02.1 Zoster meningitis
Disease Synonyms
  • Herpes zoster meningitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 053.0:
  • Herpes, herpetic 054.9
    • meningitis (simplex) 054.72
      • zoster 053.0
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (basilar) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetica) (toxic) 322.9
    • herpes (simplex) virus 054.72
      • zoster 053.0
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 053.0 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.