Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 518.6
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 518.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 518.6 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: 518.6 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B44.81 Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
Clinical Information
  • An immune reaction to aspergillus in patients usually suffering from asthma or cystic fibrosis
  • Hypersensitivity reaction (allergic reaction) to fungus aspergillus in an individual with long-standing bronchial asthma. It is characterized by pulmonary infiltrates, eosinophilia, elevated serum immunoglobulin e, and skin reactivity to aspergillus antigen
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 518.6:
  • Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis 518.6
  • Aspergillosis 117.3
    • allergic bronchopulmonary 518.6
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