Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 512.82
Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 512.82 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 512.82 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: 512.82 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J93.12 Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax
Code First
  • Code first underlying condition, such as:
    • cancer metastatic to lung (197.0)
    • catamenial pneumothorax due to endometriosis (617.8)
    • cystic fibrosis (277.02)
    • eosinophilic pneumonia (518.3)
    • lymphangioleiomyomatosis (516.4)
    • Marfan syndrome (759.82)
    • pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (136.3)
    • primary lung cancer (162.3-162.9)
    • spontaneous rupture of the esophagus (530.4)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 512.82:
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 512.82 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.