The International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) code 488 (influenza due to identified avian influenza virus) has been deleted. Two new codes are now available to report bird flu, influenza A/H5N1, and swine flu, novel A/H1N1 flu.

Codes 488.0 and 488.1 were effective for reporting services that are performed on and after October 1, 2009.

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