Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 520.8
Other specified disorders of tooth development and eruption
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 520.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 520.8 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: 520.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K00.8 Other disorders of tooth development
520.8 Excludes
  • posteruptive color changes (521.7)
Applies To
  • Color changes during tooth formation
  • Pre-eruptive color changes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 520.8:
  • Change(s) (of) - see also Removal of
    • color, teeth, tooth
      • during formation 520.8
      • extrinsic 523.6
      • intrinsic posteruptive 521.7
  • Discoloration
  • Disorder - see also Disease
  • Preeruptive color change, teeth, tooth 520.8
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 520.8 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.