Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 800.16
Closed fracture of vault of skull with cerebral laceration and contusion with loss of consciousness of unspecified duration
  • Short description: Cl skull vlt fx-coma NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 800.16 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 800.16 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 800.16.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 800.16: 2012 2013 2014.
800.16 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S02.0XXA Fracture of vault of skull, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S06.339A Contusion and laceration of cerebrum, unspecified, with loss of consciousness of unspecified duration, initial encounter
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