ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 715.16
latest release 2012

Specific, billable ICD-9-CM Medical Code
ICD-9-CM code 715.16 is a specific, billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.

Description


Short Description
Loc prim osteoart-l/leg


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ICD-9-CM (clinical modification) codes are the US version of the World Health Organization's International Classification of Diseases version 9 used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions.
ICD-9-CM 715.16 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT (clinical procedural terminology) codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services.
ICD-9-CM codes will be replaced by ICD-10-CM codes in October of 2014.


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