Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 789.62
Abdominal tenderness, left upper quadrant
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 789.62 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 789.62 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: 789.62 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R10.812 Left upper quadrant abdominal tenderness
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R10.822 Left upper quadrant rebound abdominal tenderness
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abdominal tenderness, left upper
  • LUQ abdominal tenderness
  • LUQ rebound abdominal tenderness
  • Rebound tenderness of left hypochondrium
  • Tenderness of left hypochondrium
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