Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 380.12
Acute swimmers' ear
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 380.12 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 380.12 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: 380.12 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H60.339 Swimmer's ear, unspecified ear
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute bilat swimmers ear
  • Acute left swimmers ear
  • Acute right swimmers ear
  • Acute swimmers ear
  • Acute swimmer's ear
  • Acute swimmers ear, both sides
  • Bilat acute swimmers ear
  • Bilateral acute swimmer's ears
  • Left acute swimmers ear
  • Left acute swimmer's ear
  • Right acute swimmers ear
  • Right acute swimmer's ear
Applies To
  • Beach ear
  • Tank ear
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 380.12:
  • Beach ear 380.12
  • Ear - see also condition
    • swimmers' acute 380.12
    • tank 380.12
  • Swimmers'
    • ear (acute) 380.12
  • Tank ear 380.12
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 380.12 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.