Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E893.2
Accident caused by ignition of clothing from controlled fire not in building or structure
  • Short description: CLOTHING FIRE NOT IN BLD.
  • ICD-9-CM E893.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, E893.2 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).
  • E893.2 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM E893.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM E893.2: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E893.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM X03.0XXA Exposure to flames in controlled fire, not in building or structure, initial encounter
E893.2 Excludes
  • conflagration not in building (E892)
  • trash fire out of control (E892)
Applies To
  • Ignition of clothing from:
    • bonfire (controlled)
    • brazier fire (controlled), not in building or structure
    • trash fire (controlled)
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