Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 212.9
Benign neoplasm of respiratory and intrathoracic organs, site unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 212.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 212.9 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: 212.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D14.4 Benign neoplasm of respiratory system, unspecified
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D15.9 Benign neoplasm of intrathoracic organ, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm of respiratory system
  • Benign neoplasm, respiratory system
212.9 Excludes
Applies To
  • Respiratory organ NOS
  • Upper respiratory tract NOS
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