Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 992.9
Unspecified effects of heat and light
  • Short description: Heat effect NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 992.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 992.9 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: 992.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T67.9XXA Effect of heat and light, unspecified, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Effects of heat AND/OR light
  • Effects of heat or light
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 992.9:
  • Excess, excessive, excessively
    • heat (see also Heat) 992.9
  • Heat (effects) 992.9
    • burn - see also Burn, by site
      • from sun (see also Sunburn) 692.71
    • erythema - see Burn, by site
    • excessive 992.9
      • specified effect NEC 992.8
    • fatigue (transient) 992.6
    • prostration - see Heat, exhaustion
    • specified effect NEC 992.8
    • sunburn (see also Sunburn) 692.71
  • Weather, weathered
    • effects of
      • cold NEC 991.9
        • specified effect NEC 991.8
      • hot (see also Heat) 992.9
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