Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 524.23
Malocclusion, Angle's class III
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 524.23 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 524.23 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: 524.23 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M26.213 Malocclusion, Angle's class III
Approximate Synonyms
  • Malocclusion, Angle class III
  • Malocclusion, angles class 3
  • Malocclusion, Angles class III
Clinical Information
  • Malocclusion in which the mandible is anterior to the maxilla as reflected by the first relationship of the first permanent molar (mesioclusion)
Applies To
  • Mesio-occlusion
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 524.23:
  • Angle's
    • class III 524.23
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
  • Malnutrition (calorie) 263.9
    • severe 261
      • protein-calorie NEC 262
      • angle's class I 524.21
      • angle's class II 524.22
      • angle's class III 524.23
  • Mesio-occlusion 524.23
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 524.23 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.