Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 495.2
Bird-fanciers' lung
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 495.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 495.2 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: 495.2 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J67.2 Bird fancier's lung
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bird fanciers lung
  • Bird fanciers' lung
Clinical Information
  • A form of alveolitis or pneumonitis due to an acquired hypersensitivity to inhaled avian antigens, usually proteins in the dust of bird feathers and droppings
Applies To
  • Budgerigar-fanciers' disease or lung
  • Pigeon-fanciers' disease or lung
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 495.2:
  • Bird
    • fanciers' lung or disease 495.2
  • Budgerigar-fanciers' disease or lung 495.2
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • bird fanciers' 495.2
    • Budgerigar-Fanciers' 495.2
    • pigeon fanciers' or breeders' 495.2
  • Pigeon
    • breeders' disease or lung 495.2
    • fanciers' disease or lung 495.2
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 495.2 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.