Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 517.2
Lung involvement in systemic sclerosis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Manifestation Code

  • ICD-9-CM 517.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 517.2 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: 517.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M34.81 Systemic sclerosis with lung involvement
Disease Synonyms
  • Lung disease with systemic sclerosis
  • Scleroderma of lung
  • Scleroderma w lung involvement
  • Scleroderma with lung involvement
Code First
  • Code first underlying disease (710.1)
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 517.2 describes the manifestation of an underlying disease, not the disease itself.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 517.2:
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