Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 422.92
Septic myocarditis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 422.92 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 422.92 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: 422.92 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I40.0 Infective myocarditis
422.92 Excludes
  • myocarditis, acute or subacute:
    • in bacterial diseases classified elsewhere (422.0)
    • streptococcal (391.2)
Applies To
  • Myocarditis, acute or subacute:
    • pneumococcal
    • staphylococcal
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify infectious organism [e.g., Staphylococcus 041.1]
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 422.92:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • myocardium 422.92
  • Myocarditis (fibroid) (interstitial) (old) (progressive) (senile) (with arteriosclerosis) 429.0
    • bacterial (acute) 422.92
    • infective 422.92
    • pneumococcal (acute) (subacute) 422.92
    • septic 422.92
    • staphylococcal (acute) (subacute) 422.92
    • suppurative 422.92
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 422.92 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.