Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E902.8
Accident due to changes in air pressure due to other specified causes
  • Short description: AIR PRESSURE CHANGE NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM E902.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, E902.8 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).
  • E902.8 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
  • You are viewing the 2006 version of ICD-9-CM E902.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM E902.8: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E902.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM W94.22XA Exposure to reduction in atmospheric pressure while surfacing from underground, initial encounter
Applies To
  • Reduction in atmospheric pressure while surfacing from underground
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