Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 079.88
Other specified chlamydial infection
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 079.88 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 079.88 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: 079.88 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A74.89 Other chlamydial diseases
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute chlamydial bronchitis
  • Chlamydia trachomatis infection
  • Chlamydia trachomatis infection of anus and rectum
  • Chlamydia trachomatis infection of genital structure
  • Chlamydial dermatological disorders
  • Chlamydophila psittaci infection
  • Congenital chlamydial pneumonia
  • Female chlamydial pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Neonatal chlamydial dacryocystitis
  • Pelvic inflammation with female sterility due to Chlamydia trachomatis
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease with female sterility due to Chlamydia trachomatis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 079.88:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Bedsonia 079.98
      • specified NEC 079.88
    • Chlamydia 079.98
      • specified NEC 079.88
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