Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 471.0
Polyp of nasal cavity
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 471.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 471.0 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: 471.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J33.0 Polyp of nasal cavity
Approximate Synonyms
  • Choanal polyp
  • Nasopharyngeal polyp
  • Polyp in nasopharynx
  • Polyp, choanae
  • Polyp, nasopharynx
Applies To
  • Polyp:
    • choanal
    • nasopharyngeal
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 471.0:
  • Polyp, polypus
    • adenoid tissue 471.0
    • choanal 471.0
    • nares
      • anterior 471.9
      • posterior 471.0
    • nasopharyngeal 471.0
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