Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 388.71
Otogenic pain
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 388.71 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 388.71 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: 388.71 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H92.09 Otalgia, unspecified ear
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat otogenic otalgia
  • Bilateral otogenic otalgia
  • Both sides otogenic otalgia (ear condition)
  • Left otogenic otalgia
  • Otogenic otalgia
  • Right otogenic otalgia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 388.71:
  • Ear - see also condition
  • Earache 388.70
    • otogenic 388.71
  • Neuralgia, neuralgic (acute) (see also Neuritis) 729.2
    • tympanic plexus 388.71
  • Otalgia 388.70
    • otogenic 388.71
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