Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 055.71
Measles keratoconjunctivitis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 055.71 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 055.71 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: 055.71 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B05.81 Measles keratitis and keratoconjunctivitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Measles complicated by keratitis and keratoconjunctivitis
  • Measles keratitis and keratoconjunctivitis
Applies To
  • Measles keratitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 055.71:
  • Keratitis (nodular) (nonulcerative) (simple) (zonular) NEC 370.9
    • postmeasles 055.71
  • Keratoconjunctivitis (see also Keratitis) 370.40
    • postmeasles 055.71
  • Measles (black) (hemorrhagic) (suppressed) 055.9
    • with
      • encephalitis 055.0
      • keratitis 055.71
      • keratoconjunctivitis 055.71
      • otitis media 055.2
      • pneumonia 055.1
    • keratitis 055.71
    • keratoconjunctivitis 055.71
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 055.71 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.