Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 794.17
Nonspecific abnormal electromyogram (emg)
  • Short description: Abnorm electromyogram.
  • ICD-9-CM 794.17 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 794.17 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).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 794.17 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R94.131 Abnormal electromyogram [EMG]
794.17 Excludes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 794.17:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • electromyogram (EMG) 794.17
  • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • electromyogram (EMG) 794.17
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