The American Medical Association (AMA) has identified the following errata in the 2009 International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) manual. Please note the following and make the appropriate corrections in your AMA 2009 ICD 9-CM book:
Note that this code does not require a fifth additional digit.
Delete the fifth-digit symbol. This is a valid 4-digit code.
Replace the word “obstruction” with “hemorrhage.”
0 without mention of
1 with mention of
Replace the “check fourth digit” symbol with a “check fifth digit” symbol.
Add the “check fifth digit” symbol to this code.
This is a valid 4-digit code. Delete the “check fifth digit” symbol.
The codes for the specific types of tension headaches should be switched; code 339.11 describes episodic and code 339.12 describes chronic headaches.
Vaccinia (generalized) 999.0
In the Index to Diseases, “without vaccination 051.02”