Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 390
Rheumatic fever without mention of heart involvement
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 390 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 390 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: 390 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I00 Rheumatic fever without heart involvement
Approximate Synonyms
  • Migratory polyarthritis
  • Rheumatic fever
Clinical Information
  • Febrile disease occurring as a delayed sequela of infections with group a hemolytic streptococci and characterized by multiple focal inflammatory lesions of the connective tissue structures, especially of the heart, blood vessels, and joints (polyarthritis), and by the presence of aschoff bodies in the myocardium and skin
390 Excludes
Applies To
  • Arthritis, rheumatic, acute or subacute
  • Rheumatic fever (active) (acute)
  • Rheumatism, articular, acute or subacute
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 390:
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 390 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.