Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 919.5
Insect bite, nonvenomous, of other, multiple, and unspecified sites, infected
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 919.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 919.5 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).
919.5 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T07 Unspecified multiple injuries
  • With:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L08.89 Other specified local infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
Disease Synonyms
  • Infected insect bite
  • Insect bite granuloma
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of multiple sites with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bites of multiple sites, w infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bites of multiple sites, with infection
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 919.5 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.