Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 744.81
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 744.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 744.81 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: 744.81 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q18.6 Macrocheilia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital macrocheilia
  • Lip hypertrophy
Applies To
  • Hypertrophy of lip, congenital
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 744.81:
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • lip (frenum) 528.5
      • congenital 744.81
  • Macrocheilia (congenital) 744.81
  • Macrochilia (congenital) 744.81
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