Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 529.6
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 529.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 529.6 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: 529.6 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K14.6 Glossodynia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
Clinical Information
  • Painful sensations in the tongue, including a sensation of burning
529.6 Excludes
  • glossodynia exfoliativa (529.4)
Applies To
  • Glossopyrosis
  • Painful tongue
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 529.6:
  • Burning
    • tongue 529.6
  • Glossagra 529.6
  • Glossalgia 529.6
  • Glossodynia 529.6
  • Glossopyrosis 529.6
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • tongue 529.6
  • Sensation
    • burning (see also Disturbance, sensation) 782.0
      • tongue 529.6
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 529.6 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.